HGSCEA membership is open to anyone interested in German, Central European and Scandinavian culture. A membership year is based on the calendar year. It begins on January 1 and ends on December 31.

Membership benefits:
listing in the HGSCEA on-line member directory
subscription to the HGSCEA listserv
right to submit items for the HGSCEA website
right to submit paper proposals for HGSCEA sponsored symposia
right to submit proposals for the HGSCEA Session at the CAA Annual Conference
Current HGSCEA members presenting a paper on any panel at CAA who are either graduate students or have received their PhD within the last five years are also eligible to apply for a travel stipend of up to $250.

Membership levels:
regular: $30
student: $15
contributing: $50
sustaining: $100

Contributing memberships at $50 and Sustaining Memberships at $100 help cover HGSCEA’s annual costs, which include a dinner reception at the College Art Association Annual Conference, the annual Emerging Scholars Essay Prize, and travel grants to CAA for junior scholars.

Membership dues may be paid for multiple years by check or Pay Pal. If you are paying by check, please send a check made payable to HGSCEA along with a hard copy of the membership application form to the address below; if you prefer to use PayPal, please submit the membership form either in hardcopy or via email and request a PayPal invoice from our Treasurer:

Marsha Morton (
34-38 81st Street, Apt 32
Jackson Heights  NY 11372