The SAES (Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur) provides opportunities for those researching and teaching English language, literatures in English and cultures of English-speaking peoples to exchange information, discuss issues of common professional interest and work together.
The society has over 2400 members, most of whom are either teaching or preparing a Ph.D in French higher education, and has nearly thirty affiliated societies specialising in particular areas of English studies.
The SAES organises an annual conference which is held every June in a French university.
In association with the AFEA (Association Française d’Études Américaines), the SAES provides research grants to doctoral students and teachers .
The SAES is a member of ESSE (The European Society of the Study of English).
The society publishes bi-annually an international online peer-reviewed journal, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World. This interdisciplinary journal has a triple aim: to encourage innovative interdisciplinary research; to make cutting-edge research freely available; to make full use of the possibilities offered by digital publication by encouraging the use of different modes of expression: text, image, video, podcasts, hyperlinks…