Last Updated: 2008, April 11

Scholarly Societies Project


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Scholarly Societies Project, which facilitates access to websites of scholarly societies across the world. A set of guidelines is used in determining whether to include resources.

Links to websites of scholarly societies in Literature are given below. The URL-Stability Index for this collection of Literature sites is 65.0/80 = 81.3%. The URL-stability index for each site below is given graphically in the left-hand column as the URL-stability rank for that site.

URL Stability Rank
Society Name
four stars Academi Gymreig = Welsh Academy [In Welsh and English. The Welsh Academy is the Welsh National Literature Promotion Agency and Society of Writers.]  
four stars Academia Argentina de Letras = Argentine Academy of Letters [In Spanish.] AAL
four stars Academia Brasileira de Letras = Brazilian Academy of Letters [In Portuguese.] ABL
four stars Academia Mexicana de la Lengua = Mexican Academy of Letters [In Spanish.] AML
  Academia Nicaragüense de la Lengua = Nicaraguan Academy of Letters
[The ANL has abandoned its domain name, and has not acquired a new one as of 2003-06-19.]
four stars Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres = Academy of Inscriptions and Humanities [In French and English. The Academy is devoted to historical, archaeological, and philological scholarship.] AIBL
four stars Academy of American Poets AAP
four stars African Studies Association ASA
four stars Akademie der Künste = Academy of Arts [The Akademie encompasses fine arts, music, architecture and literature. In German and English.] AdK
four stars Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz = Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz [In German.] AdWLM
four stars Alliance of Literary Societies ALS
four stars American Association of Teachers of French AATF
four stars American Association of Teachers of German ["the language, literature, and culture of the German-speaking countries."] AATG
four stars American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages AATSEEL
four stars American Comparative Literature Association ACLA
four stars American Folklore Society AFS
four stars American Literary Translators Association ALTA
four stars American Literature Association ALA
one star
broken once
American Oriental Society AOS
four stars American Philological Association APA
four stars American Society for Aesthetics ASA
one star
broken once broken once
Anglo-Norman Text Society ANTS
four stars Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina = Associação de Lingüística e Filologia da América Latina = Association of Linguistics and Philology of Latin America [In Spanish and Portuguese.] ALFAL
four stars Association for Canadian Studies = Association d'études canadiennes [In English and French.] ACS = AÉC
four stars Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies [In English.] ACLALS
four stars Association for Computers and the Humanities ACH
four stars Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing ALLC
four stars Association for Scottish Literary Studies ["to promote the study, teaching and writing of Scottish literature, and to further the study of the languages of Scotland..."] ASLS
one star Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies AABS
one star
broken once
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment [" promote the exchange of ideas and information pertaining to literature that considers the relationship between human beings and the natural world."] ASLE
one star
broken once
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics ALSC
four stars Assyrian Academic Society ["...the fields of Assyriology, Near-eastern & Syriac studies...."] AAS
four stars Bibliographical Society of America BSA
four stars British Comparative Literature Association BCLA
one star Bulgarian Studies Association BSA
four stars Canadian Association of University Teachers of German = Association des Professeurs d'Allemand des Universités Canadiennes CAUTG = APAUC
four stars Conference of University Teachers of German in Great Britain and Ireland [A scholarly society concerned with the teaching of German language and literature, and of Germanic studies in general.] CUTG
four stars Conseil International d'Études Francophones = International Council for Francophone Studies [In French.] CIEF = ICFS
one star Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines = International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies [In English and French. A site maintained for the CIPSH by UNESCO.] CIPSH = ICPHS
four stars Danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab = Det Danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab = Danish Society of Language and Literature [In Danish.] DSL
four stars Dante Society of America DSA
four stars Deutsche Dostojewskij-Gesellschaft = German Dostoyevsky Society [In German.] DDG
four stars Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft = German Oriental Society [In German.] DMG
four stars Electronic Literature Organization [Established to promote and facilitate the writing, publishing, and reading of electronic literature.] ELO
four stars Εταιρία Ελλήνων Λογοτεχνών = Etairia Ellēnōn Logotehnōn = Hellenic Literary Society [In Greek.] ΕΕΛ
four stars Folklore Society FLS
four stars
Germanistevereniging in Suider-Afrika = Germanistenverband im Südlichen Afrika = Association for German Studies in Southern Africa [In German.] SAGV
four stars Goethe-Gesellschaft in Weimar = Goethe Society in Weimar [In German.]  
one star
broken once
International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures = Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes [In English and French.] IFMLL = FILLM
one star
broken once
International Marie de France Society ["to establish friendly and productive exchanges between those persons--faculty, independent scholars, or students--who are interested in Marie de France and the anonymous lays"] IMdFS
one star International Reynard Society = Société Internationale Renardienne [devoted to the "fields of the so-called 'Beast Epic' of Reynard the Fox, the Fable tradition, and the short comic narrative genre exemplified by the Old French Fabliaux."] IRS = SIR
four stars International Society of Anglo-Saxonists ISAS
four stars فرهنگستان زبان و ادب فارسى = Iranian Academy of Persian Language and Literature [In Persian.]  
four stars Íslenska Bókmenntafélag = Hið Íslenska Bókmenntafélag = Icelandic Literary Society [In Icelandic and English.] HIB
four stars Jane Austen Society of North America JASNA
four stars John Buchan Society [The Society is concerned with the life and work of the British novelist and politician John Buchan.]  
one star
broken once
Keats-Shelley Association of America [Covers the work of John Keats, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Leigh Hunt, and their circles.] KSAA
four stars Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde = Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature [In Dutch.] KANTL
one star
broken once
Latin American Studies Association LASA
four stars Lëtzebuerger Schrëftstellerverband = Lëtzebuerger Schrëftsteller Verband = Luxembourg Society of Authors [In Lëtzebuergesch, French and German.] LSV
four stars Lewis Carroll Society of North America LCSNA
four stars Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde = Society of Netherlands Literature [In Dutch.] MNL
four stars Medieval Academy of America MAA
one star
broken once
Middle East Studies Association of North America MESA
four stars Modern Humanities Research Association MHRA
four stars Modern Language Association of America MLA
four stars National Council of Teachers of English NCTE
four stars Philological Society PS
four stars Ralph Waldo Emerson Society  
four stars Российское Авторское Общество = Rossijskoe Avtorskoe Obŝestvo = Russian Authors Society [In Russian.] RAO
four stars Royal Society of Literature = Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom RSL = RSLUK
four stars Sahitya Akademi = National Academy of Letters (India) [In English.] SA
four stars Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (SGV) = Société Suisse des Traditions Populaires (SSTP) = Società Svizzera per le Tradizioni Popolari (SSTP) = Swiss Society for Folklore [In German.] SGV = SSTP
four stars Sociedad General de Autores de la Argentina = Argentores = Argentine Society of Authors [In Spanish.] SGAA
four stars Société Belge des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs = Belgische Vereniging van Auteurs, Componisten en Uitgevers = Belgian Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers [In French and Dutch. The initialism SABAM is formed from the phrase Société d'Auteurs Belge / Belgische AuteursMaatschappij. The society includes the graphic arts as well.] SABAM
four stars Société des Gens de Lettres = Society of French Writers [In French.] SGdL
one star
broken once broken once
Society for Slovene Studies ["...Slovene literature, linguistics, history, ethnography ..."] SSS
four stars Society of Environmental Journalists SEJ
four stars William Morris Society WMS
four stars Women in German Studies ["...the aim of bringing together female Germanists in Great Britain and Ireland..."] WIGS

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