Membership Benefits

SAA members are entitled to:

  • Register to attend the SAA Annual Meeting.
  • Enroll in SAA seminars and workshops.
  • Vote in officer elections.
  • Propose panels, roundtables, seminars, and workshops for upcoming meetings.
  • Apply to demonstrate projects among the SAA’s Digital Exhibits.
  • Submit a paper for the NextGenPlen competition.
  • Attend SAA’s webinars, workshops, and other virtual events.
  • Receive discounts on books, journals, and databases (see below for details).
  • Apply for the SAA/Huntington one-month residential fellowship at the Huntington Library.
  • Apply for the SAA/Folger one-month residential fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • Compete for the J. Leeds Barrol Dissertation Prize.
  • Compete or nominate other SAA members for the SAA Innovative Article Award, the SAA First Book Award, and the SAA Shakespeare Publics Award.
  • Apply for the SAA Travel and Dependent Care Grants to attend the Annual Meeting.
  • Consult the SAA’s announcements, resources, and archives pages.
  • Browse and search the SAA’s Membership Directory.

Member Discounts

Members of the SAA are entitled to special discounts and exclusive offers on many Shakespeare-related books and journals. Log in to learn more.

Books and Journals

  • Taylor and Francis (20% discount)
  • Oxford University Press (30% discount)
  • Manchester University Press (30% discount)
  • Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England (25% discount)
  • Shakespeare Newsletter
  • Shakespeare Studies (25% discount)
  • Shakespeare Survey (30% discount on current and past issues)


  • JSTOR (50% discount for an individual subscription)