Entries by Vanessa Holden

Annual Meeting: Presentation Tips and Tricks

Do You Want Your Audience at SHEAR to Give Its Full Attention to Your Paper? By Louise W. Knight (lwk@louisewknight.com) Some advice from the Early American Era: Quaker women ministers of the 1830s were experienced public speakers. Here is the advice one of them gave to Sarah Grimke: “There is something of a hurried appearance […]

Annual Meeting Update and Information

A message from the SHEAR National Conference Coordinator, Robyn Lily Davis: Dear SHEARites, Less than 2 days until our 40th annual meeting opens in Cleveland and I have a few updates and reminders to share with you.   REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is now closed. You may register on-site but please remember that we can accept only […]

In Memoriam: Remembering and Celebrating Colleagues at the SHEAR

An announcement from Daniel Mandell on behalf of the SHEAR Anti-Temperance League: You may have heard of the SHEAR Anti-Temperance League, which was begun years ago by the esteemed Horace Mann and continues its tradition of meeting one evening during the annual meeting at a local tavern.  This year in Cleveland the League will begin at its gathering a […]

Annual Meeting Update and Information

A Message From Our SHEAR National Conference Coordinator, Robyn Davis: Dear SHEARites, Only three weeks until we meet in Cleveland for our 40th annual conference! If you have pre-registered, thank you. If you haven’t, please pre-register today by clicking here. Pre-registration closes next week on 5 July, so if you miss the window you will […]

In Memoriam: William G. Shade

Longtime SHEAR member William G. Shade passed away peacefully on June 17, 2018. He was the husband of Mary Lou Shade and the son of the late William S. Shade and Elaine (McMahon) Shade. Bill was born in Detroit and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned his BA from Brown University in 1961 […]