Founded in 1960, the American Comparative Literature Association, is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.
A nonprofit arts membership association that provides resources, community, and professional affiliation to its members: individual translators, academic institutions, presses, and others working in literary translation.
ATISA encourages and supports the study of translation and interpreting by organizing in-person and virtual events, sponsoring and publishing a leading academic journal, and engaging various academic and professional stakeholders.
The British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), founded in 1975, aims to promote the scholarly study of literature without confinement to national and linguistic boundaries, and in relation to other disciplines.
The purpose of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies is to promote Commonwealth and postcolonial studies in Europe and to encourage exchange between academics, students and writers in Europe and the Anglophone world, notably the Commonwealth.
The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS) is a world-wide forum designed to enable scholars from different regional and disciplinary backgrounds to debate issues pertinent to translation and other forms of intercultural communication.