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Joining the Media Ecology Association

If you are interested in: the nature, history, and impact of technology, media, and symbol systems; the study of communication, consciousness, and culture; technological determinism, media evolution, information, and cybernetics; the study of media codes, media literacy, and media education; orality, literacy, secondary orality, and postliteracy; oral, scribal, typographic, and electronic cultures; the graphic revolution and image culture; scholars such as Marshall McLuhan, Harold Innis, Walter Ong, Neil Postman, Lewis Mumford, and Jacques Ellul;

then you should be a member of the Media Ecology Association.


How to Join

Annual dues for 2018 are as follows:

Student * US$50

Regular US$100

Sustaining US$175

Institutional US$200

* Full-time students only; please include a photocopy of your full-time student card

** Membership + Convention Registration

Membership extends from January 1 through December 31 annually.

If you wish to submit your membership via check and postal mail, you may download a PDF version of the membership form.



Membership Benefits

You don’t have to be an academic to join. Although many of our members are academics or researchers, our membership includes a doctor, lawyer, minister, and city councilor, along with professional television producers and designers and quite a few people working in the Internet arena.


Convention fees are as follows:

  • Regular Member Convention Pre-registration US$75
  • Regular Member Convention Onsite Registration US$100
  • Student Member Convention Registration US$40
  • Non-member Convention Registration US$200
  • Student Non-member Convention Registration US$50


Membership Status

To check your status go to the following page: “Members

You will need a generic password, if you don’t have it yet please write to the Executive Secretary at secretary@media-ecology.org