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ASECS Membership Information

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All members of ASECS receive a one-year subscription to the society's quarterly journal Eighteenth-Century Studies; may purchase the annual journal Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture (SECC) at a discount; and are eligible to propose panels and appear on the program of the Annual meeting and to apply for ASECS travel grants and library fellowships.Individual memberships are available in several categories, as are institutional memberships. As of July 2021, all members based in North America and neighboring areas (U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean) also receive access to Gale-Cengage’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) 1 & 2. Click HERE to access ECCO using your ASECS login credentials. Please consider a donation to support the purchase of perpetual access to ECCO for North American ASECS members.

ASECS is a member of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS).  Members of ASECS are therefore eligible to participate in the quadrennial ISECS Congress and to apply to the ISECS Seminars for Early Career Scholars.  Visit the ISECS website for more information.


Join/Renew ASECS Membership Online

When filling out your membership form, please use the email address at which you wish to be contacted by ASECS.  If you use multiple addresses, the address in our database is the default through which we will reach you with official business.

ASECS Membership Rates

Income below $30,000 - 45.00

Income $30,000–$49,999 - 55.00

Income $50,000–$74,999 - 95.00

Income $75,000–$99,999 - 100.00

Income $100,000–$124,999 - 135.00

Income $125,000–$149,999 - 140.00

Income $150,000–$174,999 - 145.00

Income $175,000+ - 150.00

Emeriti - 55.00

Student - 45.00
Student memberships are limited to a total of four years.

Joint Membership - 35.00
Primary member must join before joint member.

Sponsor Membership - 225.00
Includes SECC, listing in ECS & SECC, and a $75 donation.

Lifetime Member - 1750.00

Lifetime Sponsor Member - 4500.00
Includes SECC, listing in ECS & SECC, and a $2500 donation

Institutional Membership - 225.00

Member's Subscription: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture - 40.00

Change of Address/Membership Questions

Please email the Customer Service team of our membership management partner, Johns Hopkins University Press, at to make any membership account updates or for questions about your membership.

You can also make changes yourself by logging in to your profile at

ASECS contracts with Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP) for publishing and membership management services. Refer to the JHUP Privacy Policy for details on use and protection of your account data.

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