in the Oscar Wilde Society of America
Wilde Society of America is currently in the process of formalizing its
incorporation as a not-for-profit, academic society.
Note for Current
period of formal organization, all current members retain their status as
Charter Lifetime members and Charter members.
this page for updates. This is a lengthy, multi-step process, but one that will
give the OWSoA a more substantive presence and a lasting one.
Prospective New Members
In this early
stage of formal incorporation of the OWSoA as an official non-profit, academic
organization, we are not accepting new members.
In the near
future we shall once again open membership to all persons living in
any country with an interest in any aspect of Wilde’s life, works, and legacy.
free to contact us if you wish to be notified when membership options again
become available. Click
here to send a message.
The OWSoA was
founded in St. Paul, Minnesota, on 16 March 2002, to promote the study,
understanding, and dissemination of research about Oscar Wilde and his times
with a special emphasis on fostering a wider awareness of Wilde's 1882 American
lecture tour and in advancing American Wilde scholarship. (For more information
on our Inaugural Celebration and the
fundamental principles of our society, please visit this
information, or to suggest ways in which the OWSOA could assist your Oscar
Wilde-related activities, please contact the Society.