Membership in ASAA is open to all persons and institutions interested in the promotion of African Studies as a field of intellectual inquiry. Annual and/or Life Membership opportunities are available to those interested. Registration and membership are required for active participation in the organization, including attendance at biennial conferences. Click on the link for the membership form.

Membership Dues and Benefits

  • Journal subscription
  • A discounted fee to Meetings [additional discounts if member's institutions are also members]
  • [Possible] discounted hotel accommodation
  • A listing in Membership Directory
  • An opportunity to vote to elect executive officers [board members]
  • Opportunity to nominate individuals for awards
  • Access to important information on employment, research grants, fellowships & scholarships
  • Lifetime members $400 [one-time payment or $500 payable over two years]
  • A discounted fee to Meetings
  • [Possible] discounted hotel accommodation
  • A listing in Membership Directory
  • Access to important information on employment, research grants, fellowships & scholarships
  • Opportunity to nominate individuals for awards
  • Journal subscription
  • A discounted fee to Meetings [additional discounts if member's institutions are also members]
  • [Possible] discounted hotel accommodation
  • A listing in Membership Directory
  • An opportunity to vote to elect executive officers [board members]
  • Access to important information on employment, research grants, fellowships & scholarships
  • Opportunity to nominate individuals for awards
  • Three Board members elected from Member institutions
  • Journal subscription
  • A discounted membership [$40] and registration fee for members of their institutions