2020 SAS Conference POSTPONED

Dear SAS Members, It is with sadness that we announce the postponement of the Annual Conference that had been scheduled to take place at Tulane University, New Orleans, 15-18 June 2020. The conference will now take place at Tulane University in 2021, with the exact date to be confirmed. Information about the 2021 conference will be shared as it becomes available via the SAS email list and the cur...

Animate Energies Call for Art

The Society for Animation Studies invites artists to submit images to serve as the logo for its 32nd annual conference. To be considered, the image needs to address the conference theme, “Animate Energies,” and include the following text: Animate Energies June 15-18, 2020 Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Submission: Please submit one or two images as attached files to SAS2020...

Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Society for Animation Studies is now accepting submissions for the Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media Entries must be previously unpublished academic papers – completed in 2019 – that contribute to the field of animation studies, broadly defined. The winning paper will be published in Animation Studies, the Society for Animation Studies’...

2019 NORMAN McLAREN – EVELYN LAMBART AWARD FOR “BEST SCHOLARLY ARTICLE ON ANIMATION”

From October 1, 2019 until December 31, 2019, the Society for Animation Studies is accepting electronic submission of articles dedicated to the scholarly study of animation history and theory published from 2017 to 2019 for the McLaren-Lambart Award to be announced June 2020. Work must be self-submitted by the author (not the publisher), and the author must have active membership in the Society f...