The Lord Ruthven Assembly
Devoted to the scholarly study of the vampire in the arts, The Lord Ruthven Assembly is the only organization officially affiliated with the IAFA. Its objectives include the serious pursuit of scholarship and research focusing on the vampire/revenant figure in a variety of disciplines. Members actively participate in the annual conference of the IAFA, offering several sessions of academic papers.
The IAFA Student Caucus
The official student group within the IAFA is open to graduate as well as undergraduate students. The caucus, SCIAFA for short, sponsors a mentor program and a late-night film screening at ICFA.