CASCA encourages all students to join our association. As an undergraduate student member, you will receive an e-subscription to Anthropologica, Canada's leading anthropological journal, keeping you informed to the research being conducted in the field by your professors and other anthropologists. You will also be eligible to attend CASCA's annual conference.
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Anthropology is more than a job, it is a way of life. As such, we hope that all anthropologists will continue being active members of our association, even after retirement. To encourage this, we have a separate membership for retired members to encourage the participation of all anthropologists in CASCA. Membership includes a subscription to the journal Anthropologica.
If you are unemployed, severely underemployed or otherwise unable at the present to pay for a regular membership, we invite you to contact us and register as a low income member. CASCA aims to be an inclusive association open to all anthropologists. As a member, you will benefit from all that CASCA has to offer to its members including attending the annual conference and receiving a subscription to the journal Anthropologica.
CASCA membership affords you the opportunity to network with some of the leading anthropologists in the country and meet potential employers and collaborators. We encourage you to join our association and the larger anthropological community that is CASCA. As a member, you will benefit from all that CASCA has to offer to its members including attending the annual conference and receiving a subscription to the journal Anthropologica.
CASCA encourages all students to join our association. As a graduate student member, you will receive Anthropologica, Canada's leading anthropological journal, keeping you informed to the research being conducted in the field by your professors and future colleagues. You will also be eligible to attend CASCA's annual conference.
A sustaining membership is a regular membership and a $20 donation to the Richard S. Salisbury Award fund. Given the low interest rates paid out on guaranteed investments in recent years, CASCA has set up a sustaining membership to raise additional funds to increase our trust fund. All funds donated will thus help to ensure that our investments generate sufficient monies to cover the Salisbury Award. As a sustaining member, you will be issued a tax receipt for $20 and you will be helping to ensure that continuing generations of anthropologists will be able to benefit from the Salisbury Award. As a sustaining member, you will receive all the benefits of CASCA membership including a subscription to the journal Anthropologica.
Regular membership applies to all working anthropologists and included in any membership is a subscription to the journal Anthropologica.
Memberships run from Jan 1 to Dec 31 in any calendar year and membership is valid in the year in which it is paid, unless otherwise stipulated.
Provided they are paid up in advance of the annual conference in May, members will be entitled to register for the conference of that year as well.
The Canadian Anthropology Society is a bilingual organization operating at a national level. We are your organization, representing the interests of anthropologists and the discipline nationally. CASCA organizes the largest anthropological conference in the country and collaborates with other anthropological organizations across the country, continent and world. We provide travel grants to graduate students to help them start up their careers, and provide a bilingual venue for publishing academic papers via our journal Anthropologica. If you would like more information as to how to join CASCA or the benefits of joining CASCA, we encourage you to contact our Membership Manager, Karli Whitmore.
- Sustaining $135 (Three-year sustaining $375)
- Regular $110 (Three-year regular $300)
- Graduate Student $43 (Three-year membership $120)
- Retired $43 (Three-year member $120)
- Low income $43 (Three-year membership $120)
- Post-Doc $43 (Three-year membership $120)
- Ungraduate Student $25 (access to electronic Anthropologica)
- Promote anthropology in Canada.
- Support anthropological research.
- Disseminate anthropological knowledge in the academic milieu and to the wider public.
As CASCA was recognized as a Learned Society, an organization that promotes education and research, CASCA was granted Registered Charity status, and because of this can issue tax receipts for eligible donations made to our society.Gifts from individual or corporate donors are welcomed. Official tax receipts for gifts will be issued. The Charities Division says that donors cannot benefit in more than a nominal way from their own gifts. That means that no receipts may be given for membership subscriptions. If you would like to donate additional monies, over and above your membership fees, to CASCA, you will be issued a tax receipt We invite you to contact the Treasurer of CASCA, Caura Wood for more information.
If you wish, you may indicate which of CASCA's charitable programs you want to support by selecting from:
- The Women's Network.
- The Student Travel Reimbursement program.
- The Salisbury award, commemorating the achievements of McGill University applied anthropologist Richard Salisbury.
- The Student Travel Reimbursement program which helps Anthropology Graduate Students present papers at CASCA.
- The general CASCA fund where your contribution will help to support other CASCA programs such as the Weaver-Tremblay award which recognizes professional achievement in Applied Anthropology and Anthropologica, CASCA's bilingual journal with a worldwide readership.
The donation form can be found here: https://forum.ideas-idees.ca/?lid=TNJ5B-ATKFF-WRAGS&pkClient=22&pkForm=23
or by Paypal:
All donations are welcome, large and small, and it is your support that will ensure that anthropology continues to grow and thrive in Canada.
Joining or renewing your CASCA membership is merely a click away https://forum.ideas-idees.ca/?lid=TNJ5B-ATKFF-WRAGS&pkClient=22&pkForm=21. By clicking on the aforementioned link, you will be redirected to our online membership registration form. Here you will provide your personal information and will be able to pay using a credit card or cheque.
- All of the categories must be filled in the online form and be sure to verify all the information before submitting the form;
- Your membership must be renewed each and every year as renewal is not automatic;
- Please note that your membership fees will not be reimbursed once paid.
Your CASCA membership is valid in the year in which you are paying, unless otherwise stipulated. For example, if you pay for your membership between January 1st and December 31st, 2009 your membership will be valid for the year 2009 and you will receive all 2009 issues of Anthropologica. To renew your membership for 2010 you should do so after January 1st, 2010.
Inquiries about membership, please contact our Membership Manager, Karli Whitmore.
Subscribing to listserv:
This is a "moderated" list used mainly to distribute announcements of interest to CASCA members by e-mail.
To subscribe to the CASCA list, send the following command in your message body to email@example.com (please leave the subject line of your message blank): subscribe casca lastname firstname
Posting to listserv:
To post a notice to the list, send your message to: firstname.lastname@example.org.