Dear SHEAR friends,
Following a lengthy discussion with the Advisory Council and the Executive Board, we have reluctantly decided to postpone this summer's conference until July 15-18, 2021. As we would have this year, we will be meeting in Philadelphia, and the wonderful program devised for this July will be fully rescheduled in 2021. We hope that all of the panelists who would have presented this summer can do so then. This year's book prizes will be announced later this summer but awarded in 2021.
After that, we will be heading south, and in the summer of 2022, we will convene at the New Orleans InterContinental on July 21-24.
To keep our spirits up, we plan to virtually conduct two special panels that are particularly timely this summer, as well as several other special events to be announced shortly. In the meantime, please stay safe and well, and I look forward to seeing you all in July 2021 in Philadelphia.
Doug R. Egerton, SHEAR President, 2019-20