The entire Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship spring symposium "The Shakespeare Attribution: Information, Misinformation, and Changing Opinions" is available now on the SOF YouTube channel at "SOF Spring International Online Symposium 2021".
Hosted by Earl Showerman, MD in Seattle and Cheryl Eagan-Donovan, MFA in Boston; the free-to-the-public, live event was held on the Zoom platform on April 10, 2021. An international list of presenters included Kevin Gilvary, PhD and Julia Cleave, MA in the UK; James Warren in Thailand; Michael Dudley, MLIS MCP in Manitoba; and Roger Stritmatter, PhD and Dorothea Dickerman, JD in the US.
Tom Regnier Veritas Award
SOF webmaster Jennifer Newton was named the first recipient of the Tom Regnier Veritas Award created by the SOF board in memory of former SOF president Tom Regnier, JD LLM who served as SOF president from 2014-2018, and who passed away of complications from Covid-19 on April 14, 2020. Newton was honored in recognition of over a decade of extraordinary dedication and brilliant work creating and maintaining the SOF website, and her long collaboration with Regnier on all aspects of the fellowship’s online communications. Oberons thank her, and salute her genius.
2021 symposium highlights
Information about two outstanding highlights of the event are published separately on Oberon at:
SOF Spring Symposium 2021 Highlight: James Warren and
SOF Spring Symposium 2021 Highlight: Michael Dudley
A synopsis of the SOF spring symposium is available on the SOF website.
SOF 2021 and 2022 conferences
The SOF announced that their 2021 annual conference will be held virtually on a date this fall to be announced. The 2022 conference is scheduled for September 22-25, 2022 at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in Ashland, Oregon. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at 541-482-8310 and requesting rooms secured by the SOF.
DVS annual spring meeting 2021
The UK-based DeVere Society will hold its annual spring meeting on the topic of "Hidden Authorship Mysteries" virtually this weekend, April 17-18, 2021. The event is for members only; join at DVS/join-us. Video of the event will be available on the DVS YouTube channel.
Event synopsis: SOF Spring International Online Symposium 2021, https://shakespeareoxfordfellowship.org/2021-spring-symposium/
Event video: SOF YouTube channel "SOF Spring International Online Symposium 2021", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvf2W8AaG3g
Tom Regnier memorial, https://shakespeareoxfordfellowship.org/regnier-tributes/
SOF Spring Symposium 2021 Highlight: James Warren,
SOF Spring Symposium 2021 Highlight: Michael Dudley,https://oberonshakespearestudygroup.blogspot.com/2021/04/sof-symposium2021-highlight-michael.html
DeVere Society, https://deveresociety.co.uk/