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First Annual SHEAR Biography Workshop

A biography workshop will be held on Thursday before the annual SHEAR conference begins, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The morning program includes presentations by Tamara Thornton, Sara Georgini, Amy Greenberg, Lorri Glover, and Lucia McMahon on various aspects of historical biography. After lunch, participants will be in breakout groups to discuss their own work. The only cost is for lunch, which will be catered.