Membership of the Reception Study Society runs for two years, and the combined payment includes the registration for the RSS conference as well. Our current period is 2021-2022, but our 2021 conference has been postponed due to the pandemic, so please contact us for specifics of this membership period. The members receive our annual journal published by Penn State University Press (the members' names and addresses are shared with the publisher for the mailing of the journal). Members can pay membership dues and conference registration fees by check or money order sent to the address below:

RSS c/o Philip Goldstein
2 Andrews Way
Newark, DE 19711

For an online payment option, please go to, click on "send money," then log in to PayPal (or set up an account), and follow the steps to send money: include the overall amount you are paying and add as the person you are sending it to.

Current membership dues and registration fees:
  • Assistant Professors: $80
  • Associate Professors: $110
  • Full Professors: $130
  • Students and all others: $45
  • Saturday evening banquet (additional fee): $35

See also our constitution and officers, and please contact us if you have questions about the payment options. Thank you!