The ALSJ operates under a federal system comprised of seven branches.
For information about a supporting membership, please contact the executive office.
ALSJ members can present papers at the national conference and contribute papers to ALSJ journals.
Members must pay membership fees both to the ALSJ and to the proper local branch through its office. Both fees are paid to each branch office. Please contact the branch office of your area. (branches are listed below)
The Society is named The American Literature Society of Japan and we have the executive office in one of the branches.
The ALSJ is dedicated to the study of American literature for the purpose of promoting exchange with academic organizations both at home and abroad through the publication of research findings.
The ALSJ accomplishes its purposes through the following projects:
The ALSJ consists of branches in each of the seven regions (Hokkaido, Tohoku, Tokyo, Chubu, Kansai, Chugoku-Shikoku, and Kyushu).
Each branch sets down its own rules.
ALSJ members are to agree with the objectives stated in Article 2 and pay the annual membership fee of \4,000 through the appropriate branch.
*Fee for Maintenance members \15,000/year
*Fee for Supporting members \30,000/year
The ALSJ has officers as below. The tenure of the board is 2 years and reappointment is not precluded.
Conference Committee Members/ varies
The ALSJ may have advisors. The president entrusts the advisors with the approval of the council. The advisors consult the council on important issues.
The AJSL has a general meeting once a year in principle.
The ALSJ membership fee
|The ALSJ membership fee|
|The membership fee for the ALSJ is ￥5,000 / year.|
|Fees for local branch memberships may vary with branches.|