IACS Society Membership

The IACS Society is dedicated to providing its members updates on academic events, fostering scholarly exchange across regions, and organizing academic activities to deepen the work of cultural studies in Asia and beyond.

Membership is valid for two years, and it starts at the beginning of every other year. The current two-year membership is valid from 1 Jan 2021 to 31 Dec 2023. Next term of membership will be valid from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025. The benefits for members include the following:

  1. updates on developments in cultural studies in Asia;
  2. a discount for our flagship biennial conference;
  3. right to nominate, vote, and run for the IACS Society offices;
  4. a special rate for an individual subscription to the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies journal (USD$35 per print annual subscript for regular members and USD$20 for student members).

If you have questions related to the 2023 conference, please email

If you have general questions about membership, contact

You can also join our Google Group here:!forum/iacss

We look forward to welcoming you to the IACS family.


IACS Society Faculty/Waged Membership



IACS Society Student/Non-waged/Independent Scholar Membership