The Society of Americanists (SOA) is a coalition of persons, organizations, and academic programs devoted to the study of the United States. SOA has as its purpose fostering integrated studies of American history, society, arts, and culture in all their aspects; providing a forum for discussion of scholarly and professional issues among its members, including an annual conference and communications; and promotion of the profession of Americanists devoted to the study of the United States in a global context. Its distinctive niche in the organizational landscape of learned, professional societies in American Studies is to represent the discipline and profession of Americanists and advance analytical approaches to the research and interpretation of the United States.
We will be launching the society at our inaugural conference in the spring of 2017. The SOA’s new flagship journal, SOAR: Society of Americanists Review will begin operations later this year. For more information about the SOA or SOAR, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.