Membership and Registration Gateway

Membership in the IAFA is open to anyone who is interested in our purpose, whether you participate in our annual conference, the ICFA, or exchange ideas via our listserv, you are welcome if you want to interact with scholars, writers, teachers, and others who share your interest in the fantastic in the arts.  Academic affiliation is not a requirement for membership.

Association members receive a subscription to the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (JFA).

You can join the association even if you don’t attend the conference but current IAFA membership is required for conference attendance.

Have a credit card or bank account information handy to complete the process.  We take payments through PayPal. However, you do not have to have a PayPal account to use the system.

First: Renew or create your IAFA Membership

First, to join or to renew your membership in the association, visit the membership page:

Second: Register for the Conference if you are coming

Second, after you have created or renewed your membership, register for the conference at the event page:

Each ICFA attendee must register and pay separately–even those who hold “joint” IAFA memberships. (We have never had joint registrations for the ICFA.)

Key dates:

  • Early registration: through January 14th.
  • Normal registration: January 15th-January 30th.  (Normal and early reg are the same for students)
  • Late registration: February 1st-March 12th.
  • After March 12th the on-line system will be closed temporarily so that the conference committee can commit to the hotel for space and meal requirements.
  • The system will open again for on-site registration on Wednesday, March 19th.

Note: The ICFA will not issue refunds for conference registration and associated fees after February 1st. Exceptions can be appealed to the Board.

Third:  Reserve a Room in the Marriott if you are coming to the ICFA

Third, after you have registered for the conference, reserve a room at the conference hotel: The conference hotel is where the action is!  


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