In lieu of its annual conference, the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship will host a free online symposium on October 2-3, 2020. The symposium will be live-streamed on the SOF YouTube channel from the Ben August winery in Napa, California. SOF says: "The Symposium is dedicated to the memory of Tom Regnier, past president of the SOF and Oxfordian of the Year 2016, and will continue the Oxfordian Centennial celebrations. Join Master of Ceremonies Steven Sabel -- host of the SOF “Don’t Quill the Messenger” podcast -- as the webcast convenes on Friday afternoon and evening, October 2, 4:00–6:00 pm Pacific (7:00–9:00 pm Eastern), and reconvenes Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am–5:00 pm Pacific (12:00–8:00 pm Eastern)." The symposium will be presented free online with $2500 in funds donated in memory of Tom Regnier from refunded registrations for the SOF 2020 Ashland, OR conference cancelled due to Covid-19. We are proud that Oberon chair Richard Joyrich, MD, was a contributor to the event.
a Michigan group dedicated to the study of the works of William Shakespeare with particular interest in the authorship question