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Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend

Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend

Registration and reservations are now open for the BSI Weekend to be held from Wednesday January 4, 2023 through Sunday January 8, 2023 in New York City. Sherlock Holmes's birthday is celebrated every January in New York City. The Weekend is always fun, filled with formal and informal opportunities for Sherlockians new and old to … Continue reading Register for the 2023 BSI Weekend

Summer 2022 BSJ

The Summer 2022 BSJ cover

The Summer 2022 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. For Christ’s Sake: An Evaluation of Jay Finley Christ by Nicholas Utechin. Vincent Starrett and the Mystery of the Missed BSI Dinners by Ray Betzner. “A Failure of Sherlock Holmes”: A Newly Discovered Parody by Leslie S. Klinger. The Commonplace Book. Baker Street … Continue reading Summer 2022 BSJ

The 2022 BSI Empire Conference Report

Attending the 2022 BSI Empire Conference

About 125 Sherlockians gathered at the Bear Mountain Inn — located in the Hudson Valley near West Point, a one-hour drive north of New York City — for the BSI’s “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” conference. The official proceedings took place on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, 2022, but most of us checked-in on … Continue reading The 2022 BSI Empire Conference Report

My Scientific Methods

My Scientific Methods dustjacket cover

My Scientific Methods: Science in the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Dana Richards, BSI. Sherlock Holmes might not have invented the field of forensic science, but he certainly popularized it and demonstrated the value of science in solving crimes. My Scientific Methods provides the first comprehensive analysis of the overall role of science in the Sherlockian … Continue reading My Scientific Methods

Register for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Register for the 2022 BSI Empire Conference at Bear Mountain Inn, NY

Registration is now open to all Sherlockians and the general public for our “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” conference to be held from July 29-31, 2022 at the Bear Mountain Inn near West Point, New York. This event is open to everyone, but you must register in advance. Conference topics will range as widely … Continue reading Register for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Plans for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Planning for the 2022 BSI Empire Conference at Bear Mountain Inn, NY

Our 2022 conference “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” will be open to all Sherlockians, and will be held in-person on July 29-31, 2022. We will have special group rates for lodgings. Public reservations for lodgings and the Conference Program will open via our website beginning on Tuesday, May 17. Payment will be via postal … Continue reading Plans for our July 2022 Empire Conference