The Association for Women in Slavic Studies is dedicated to the promotion of research and teaching in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian women's, gender, and sexuality studies, and to the support of scholars who identify as women or LGBTQIA.
We welcome those of any gender identity who study women, gender, and sexuality in Slavic and Eurasian studies, as well as women working in any field pertaining to the region.
Membership rates are as follows:
Lifetime Membership // $400 (one time)
Graduate Student / Low Income // $15 Annually
Salary is LESS than 30K/year // $30 Annually
Salary is MORE than 30K/year // $40 Annually
Contributor // $55 Annually
Friend of AWSS // $100 Annually
Institutional Membership // $100 Annually
2023 AWSS Prizes and Grants: Call for Nominations and Submissions
Each year AWSS awards a number of prizes and grants to our members. These are:
Advocacy and Resources on Ukraine: The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) condemns the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine. AWSS has also published a special issue of the AWSS Bibliography on Ukraine covering 2014-2022 and compiled & edited by Mariia Shynkarenko, Christine D. Worobec, and Karen Rosneck. Click below for this special issue and our semi-annual bibliographies:
We foster community through regular gatherings at annual and biennial conferences, collaboration with other affiliate organizations, frequent communication through our listserv as well as informal networking opportunities. We also connect with our members via social media. Please find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
In 2020 AWSS launched a fundraising effort to support a graduate research prize in honor of Patricia Herlihy and her incredible contributions to both the study of Ukraine as well as her support for multiple generations of scholars across disciplines engaged in study on Ukraine and its neighbors. Please consider making a donation to support the future of the field and honor the memory of a scholar who did so much to shape the field and her discipline. Select the Herlihy Prize For Graduate Research option on the drop-down menu through the Paypal link below.
AWSS awards prizes to scholars at all stages of their careers. We support the work of individuals who embody our organization's values and mission each year through the following awards.