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AISNA Graduates Membership

AISNA and AISNA Graduates welcome new members from Italy and all over the world. Applicants must be scholars, teachers, graduate students, or individuals with a scholarly or professional interest in American literature, history, society, and culture. All graduate and post graduate students and early career scholars, who become AISNA members will also be granted member status in AISNA Graduates.


Submit your application form and CV to the AISNA secretary ( ). Letters of Introduction are no longer required by the Board.

What for?

We believe in cooperation more than in secession! “The pending conflict”, Oliver Evans Woods, 1863.

The yearly AISNA membership extends to the European Association for American Studies, the International American Studies Association, and the American Studies Association. Members are added to the AISNA listserv, are eligible to receive funding through EAAS, receive a copy of the association’s journal, RSA, and the Conferences Proceedings.

Membership to AISNA Graduates will also make you  eligible for funding to attend AISNA and AISNA Graduates events. Keep your eyes open for our calls for application!

Moreover, AISNA Graduates welcomes any member willing to join their team to be involved in organizing offline and online activities. If you’d like to practice your social media marketing talent, your fund-raising abilities, or build your professional network in the publishing industry, AISNA Graduates is a versatile platform, which is intrinsically devoted to multi-disciplinary approaches regarding the study of the complexities of the United States.

How to?

The annual membership fee for non-tenured scholars (PhDs, ECRs, adjunct faculty) is 35 €.

The annual membership fee for full professors or permanent contract workers is 70 €.

Prospective AISNA members are required to pay their dues only AFTER their application has been approved by the Board.

The safest and quickest payment method is by bank transfer. AISNA account data:

Bank wire to AISNA:

Banca Carifermo – Filiale 62 Roma – Prati
IBAN: IT 84 H 06150 03202 CC0620086819

Members living abroad:

Holder: AISNA
IBAN: IT 84 H 06150 03202 CC0620086819

Please state in the “Causale” field the year to which the payment refers.

  • Cheque, made out to AISNA (OPTION AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS LIVING IN ITALY ONLY)Must be sent to:
    Sabrina Vellucci C/O
    Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Straniere
    Università degli Studi Roma Tre
    Via del Valco di San Paolo, 19
    00146 Roma

In both cases please inform Sabrina Vellucci ( ) of your payment.


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