News from the SAA
CFP: Theoretical Futures in Shakespeare Studies (virtual symposium, 21 February 2022, 1:00 to 2:30 PM CST)
This virtual symposium offers graduate student members of the Shakespeare Association of America the opportunity to present 3-minute mini-papers with their peers. “Theoretical lens” is here used broadly, to gesture towards particular ways of approaching, framing, and understanding topics. Proposals should be approximately 150 words in length and submitted, via the SAA’s online form (link below), no later than 11:59 PM CST on Monday, December 12, 2022. A graduate student committee will review proposals and notify those to be included in January (exact date TBD). Click here for more information and for submission.
Shakespeare and Social Justice: From Principle to Action, A Roundtable Discussion (22 October 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT)
A conversation about the place of Shakespeare studies in addressing urgent issues of inclusion, fairness, diversity, and reparative justice in our current pedagogical practices, in our scholarship, and in our lives. Featuring Adhar Noor Desai (Bard College), Hillary Eklund (Loyola University New Orleans), Wendy Beth Hyman (Oberlin College), Kirsten Mendoza (University of Dayton), David Ruiter (University of California, San Diego) and moderated by Julia Lupton (University of California, Irvine). Click here to register for the event.
Anti-Racist Syllabus Workshop (11 November 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST)
A hands-on workshop led by Carolyn Sandoval (Associate Director, Teaching + Learning Commons and Director of Engaged Teaching, University of California, San Diego). Stay tuned for more information.
SAA Seeks Part-time Digital and Social Media Intern
Access Meeting Recordings through May 6
SAA Seeks Financial Advisor
The SAA is seeking applications for the position of Financial Advisor. This is a non-compensated position, advising the organization and its Board of Trustees in cooperation with the Executive Director and the organization’s accounting firm on investments, sustainability, compliance, and other related issues. For more information, please see the full description here.
SAA Introduces Two New Awards
Interview Series: Shakespeare Organizations during COVID-19
SAA's Racial Justice Statement and Anti-Racist Teaching Resources
2020 Program Book Available
2021 Seminars and Workshops Enrollment Opens
SAA Adds New Zero-Level Membership
The SAA recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to significantly affect the financial situation of many of our members and has added a "Temporary Zero-Level" for your dues option. Should your financial situation change, we would ask that you update your membership at that time at the appropriate level.
The Alone Society Dance
2020 Virtual Exhibits
2020 Meeting Cancellation and Refund
The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to cancel our annual meeting in Denver, CO April 15-18, 2020, a decision in accordance with national public health guidelines and informed by federal and Colorado government actions. Deadline for requesting a refund is May 15. Click here to read the SAA's COVID-19 statement.