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ASSCE is a selective organization. To be an ASSCE member, one needs to:

  1. abide by the law and bylaws,
  2. have calligraphy learning/practicing experience, and
  3. be teaching or to teach calligraphy in the United States or North America at large.

Membership Benefit:

  • Assistance in connecting with shufa calligraphers with institutions and communities for events, teaching, workshops and much more.
  • Promotion of your publications, calligraphy works, and other works to a wider audience.
  • Attend ASSCE organized academic conferences at a premium registration rate.
  • Have the opportunities to join the ASSCE workshops, calligraphy demos, and panels at relevant conferences or conventions hosted by ACTFL or CLTA
  • Enjoy exclusive discounts for conference related accommodations and tours

Membership Fee:

  • $30 for the one-year regular membership
  • $70 for the three year membership
  • $120 for the five year membership
  • $300 for the life-long membership
  • $15 for the one-year student membership

Procedure for membership application:

  1. Download the ASSCE Member Form, OR, request one at;
  2. Complete the signed form and email it to "";
  3. Wait until an approval email reaches you. Then hitClick HERE to pay for the 1-yr Regular ($30), 3-yr Regular ($70), or 5-yr Regular ($120) membership. To pay for the 1-yr Student ($15) or Life-long ($300) Membership, put the right amount in the "Any Amount" box. Optionally, you can write a check, payable to ASSCE, and MAIL it to "Dr. Li-hua Ying, 316 Church ave, Germantown, NY 12526". 
  4. Once your payment is received, ASSCE will issue the member certificate (in PDF) to you.

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