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IASA encourages all visitors to our site to register with the IASA website and become paid members of the association. Registration ensures that IASA has an individual’s most updated contact information.


  • If you are a yearly member of IASA, you must register here.
  • If you are a member of an IASA chapter and would like to pay your chapter dues to IASA-Western Regional Chapter or IASA-Long Island Chapter, you must register here. All IASA chapter members must be paid members of the national.

Join or Renew HERE


Membership Fees Breakdown (Digital ONLY or Digital & Print copy of Diasporic Italy): IASA will transition renewals and new membership subscriptions to the University of Illinois Press later this summer. Below reflects the pricing guide, which includes our new annual publication.

Individual Membership Adjunct Membership Students                          Institutional                 
$55 (Digital copy of Diasporic Italy) $35 (Digital copy of Diasporic Italy) $25 (Digital copy of Diasporic Italy) $100 (Print copy only of Diasporic Italy)
$65 (Digital & Print copies of Diasporic Italy) $45 (Digital & Print copies of Diasporic Italy) $35 (Digital & Print copies of Diasporic Italy) $125 (Digital copy only of Diasporic Italy)
      $150 (Digital & Print copies of Diasporic Italy)

Life Membership: $1000 (or installment plan paid at the rate of $100 per year for 10 years, includes Digital & Print copies of Diasporic Italy)


IASA Chapter dues are:

In addition to joining IASA, individual chapter dues are as follows:

  • Regular individual membership: $20
  • Institutional: $30
  • Family (2 or more): $20


IASA Membership Information:

  • Membership runs until the end of the calendar year from the date of joining.


Student & Adjunct Membership

Benvenuto. Thank you for your interest in joining the Italian American Studies Association. There has never been a more important time to join IASA. Your IASA membership will benefit your career as well as your profession. Benefits of membership include access to the IASA members' database (visible to all registered members only) and access to free PDF versions of AIHA proceedings on our website.

We are pleased to offer the student membership dues rate. Please complete the attached student verification form and submit it to us via our submittable system in order for your registration to be processed. Please note, that your registration is not complete until this form is received by IASA and confirmation of your student status is emailed back to you.

If you have any questions, please contact Colleen Ryan at

Again, thank you for your interest and devotion to the interdisciplinary study of the culture, history, literature, sociology, demography, folklore, and politics of Italians in America.