Membership Benefits

Your Membership Dollars Support:

  • No-fee membership for graduate students and early career scholars
  • Conference travel grants for graduate students and early career scholars
  • No-fee conference registration for graduate students
  • Paper prizes for graduate students
  • Seed money for conference hosting operations
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Membership Benefits:

  1. Conference Participation
    • Submit and deliver papers, and propose and chair sessions at the annual BSC.
    • Participate in the annual BSANA membership meeting. Vote on leadership, by-laws, and initiatives; hear reports from the Governing Board and sub-committees. Make your voice heard!
    • Peruse the latest scholarship at the book display, take advantage of conference discounts, and meet with contracting editors.
    • Network with a wide community of scholars from different fields.
  2. Opportunities
    • Graduate students and early career scholars receive no-fee membership and conference registration.
    • Submit proposals for consideration for BSANA-sponsored panels to be delivered at the annual medieval conference at Kalamazoo.
    • Submit papers for consideration in a Graduate Committee sponsored session.
    • Compete for prizes for the top graduate student papers.
    • Apply for graduate and early career travel grants to present papers at the BSC.
    • Apply for Byzantinists of Color subvention grants to attend the BSC.
    • Participate in professional development sessions and panels.
    • Receive listserv communications from BSANA and the wider Byzantine, Late Antique, and Medieval Studies communities.
    • Professional development and leadership: get involved in the Governing Board, sub-committees, and Graduate Committee.
    • Host a Byzantine Studies Conference at your institution!
  3. Initiatives
    • Byzantinists of Color Fund
    • Diversity & Inclusion Committee
    • Graduate Committee

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