Membership in CALACS

CALACS membership brings many benefits.

In addition to the benefits mentioned below, the chance to meet other persons involved in research and study of Latin America and the Caribbean is a prime benefit of these conferences. Members also receive free of charge other publications put out by the Association, such as directories and conference proceedings, which are published occasionally. An e-mail distribution list provides all members who have access to e-mail with periodic information and updates of interest to them.

Please note that membership fees are non-refundable.


Benefits of Membership

CALACS membership operates on a 12 month, rolling basis.  This means that your membership will expire 12 months from the date you purchase it. 

Three issues of CALACS Journal

All members receive three issues of the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies free of charge, mailed to them at their primary address.

Present a paper at Congress!

Membership makes you eligible to present your work at the annual CALACS Congress.


Members are eligible for awards, proposing virtual fora, membership in research groups.

Connect with the community!

Members can manage their profile, submit abstracts and panel proposals, register for other events, webinars and workshops.

Categories of Membership

CALACS membership fees operate on an income-based scale in Canadian dollars:

1 Year Membership

Income over $100,000



Income $75,000-$100,000



Income $50,000-$75,000



Income under $50,000



Latin American and Caribbean Resident (excluding students)



Community Organizer (inside or outside of Canada)



Students (inside or outside of Canada)



Institutional Membership



Please note that membership fees are non-refundable.