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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. 

    Access to Gale-Cengage’s Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO) 1 & 2

    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.

    Access to The Literary Encyclopedia

    Members of ASECS are entitled to free access to the volumes of The Literary Encyclopedia that cover English, French, German and Italian literature in the period 1680-1820, notably Volume English Writing and Culture from the Glorious Revolution to the French Revolution, 1689-1789, edited by Pat Rogers, Nick Seager, Daniel Cook and Paul Baines.


    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.