CFA: Inaugural SHEAR Second-Book Writers’ Workshop (Extended Deadline)

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SHEAR is pleased to announce the creation of the SHEAR Second-Book…

Evangelical Religion, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South

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Robert Elder is an assistant professor of history at Valparaiso…

CFP: Lenses and Contacts: Framing Early America

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Call for Papers Lenses and Contacts: Framing Early America McNeil…

Introducing The Panorama: Expansive Views from the Journal of the Early Republic

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Check out the newly launched The Panorama, the digital forum…

In Memoriam: David Jaffee

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Sadly, SHEAR lost our good friend, scholar, and teacher David…

Deadline Extended: SHEAR Dissertation Prize

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Deadline for submissions for the SHEAR Dissertation Prize extended…

Call for Applications: JER Reviews Editor(s)

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The Journal of the Early Republic (JER) seeks applicants for…

Zara Anishanslin on Portrait of a Woman in Silk

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Zara Anishanslin is Assistant Professor of History and Art…

Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

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David J. Silverman is an award-winning professor of history at…

SHEAR Dissertation Prize

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The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic invites…

The Case for an Electoral "Pause"

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Over at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy's…

Crowd-Sourcing a "History Detective" Problem

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A few months ago, my friend Richard Flavin (an amateur historian…

Call for Applications: Inaugural SHEAR Second-Book Writers’ Workshop

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SHEAR is pleased to announce the creation of the SHEAR Second-Book…

Searching for the “Real” Toussaint Louverture

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On August 24th of 1802, an elderly man reached the gate of…

Did 1828 Repeat Itself in 2016?

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In today's post, former SHEAR president Harry L. Watson, who…

Movement within Bounds on the Antislavery Political Spectrum: The Case of Edward Everett

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Several years ago I was at work on what I thought would be a…

Interview with Donald F. Johnson, 2016 Manuscript Prize Winner

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At the 2016 SHEAR conference, Donald F. Johnson, assistant professor…

Interview with April R. Haynes, 2016 James H. Broussard Book Prize Winner

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April R. Haynes is an assistant professor of history at the University…

Interview with Shane White, 2016 SHEAR Book Prize Winner

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Shane White is the Challis Professor of History and an Australian…

Interview with Mary Sarah Bilder, 2016 James Bradford Biography Prize Winner

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Mary Sarah Bilder is Founders Professor of Law at Boston College…