Lewis Carroll Societies

The Lewis Carroll Society

MembershipApproximately 400 (half UK, half worldwide)
Meetings  Regular meetings in London Annual visits to places with a Carroll connection Occasional conferences, etc.
PublicationsThe Carrollian, Bandersnatch, Lewis Carroll Review (full details are elsewhere on this site)
Websitelewiscarrollsociety.org.uk (this site) thecarrollian.org.uk (dedicated site for our journal)
ContactFor all enquiries or to inform us of events and other information, please contact the secretary: Email the Secretary Or phone +44 7801 481304   Please Note: we do not give valuations of books and are not able to comment on the rarity particular editions of Lewis Carroll's works although we are interested in and able to help with bibliographical matters.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Daresbury

MembershipApproximately 30 or so members in the North West of England and is mainly aimed at people in the area.
MeetingsTwice each year - Spring and Autumn. Usually a lunch followed by a guest speaker.
PublicationsThe magazine, Daresbury Chronicle, was produced twice yearly by editor Keith Wright, until he sadly passed away early in 2015. We hope to bring further information about the future of the journal in the near future.
Contact:Mr Kenn Oultram, Blue Grass, Little Leigh, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 4RJ

The Lewis Carroll Society of North America

MembershipApproximately 300 (worldwide)
Meetings  Usually one meeting each year in the New York area and one other elsewhere in the USA Meetings tend to last a full day often with additional events the day before or after and include talks and visits to Carroll collectors, exhibitions, etc.
PublicationsKnight Letter (combination of news, reviews, etc., together with scholarly articles) Other occasional, but significant publications.
ContactVisit the website to send an email to the appropriate officer.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Japan

MembershipAprroximately 150 - mostly Japanese although some scholars around the world.
MeetingsAnnual Convention (late October or early November) Regular Meetings (Jan, March, May and Sept: in Tokyo) Summer Party (July: in Tokyo): to celebrate the "Golden Afternoon" on 4 July, 1862 Christmas Party (in Tokyo)
PublicationsLooking-Glass Letter (quarterly newsletter, mostly in Japanese, some English) Mischmasch (annual journal, in Japanese and English)
Japan 5,000yen Overseas 3,000yen
ContactVisit the website to send an email to the appropriate officer.
OtherThe founding members were  Kazumi Goto (programme organiser), Katsuko Kasai (secretary), Kimie Kusumoto (treasurer), Yoshiyuki Momma (chairman), and Edward Wakeling.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil / Sociedade Lewis Carroll do Brasil

Founded2009 (4th July) - but still a new organisation in the process of development.
MembershipApproximately 42 so far!
MeetingsOnce a year the organisation will create an Alice day with both art and theory
PublicationsA magazine once a year called Alicinations
Contact:Adriana Peliano: alicemaravilha@gmail.com
Special Note:The LCS Brazil is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance the investigation of and admiration for the work of Lewis Carroll, the exchange of ideas with or without sense, the promotion of absurd and wonderful cultural events, the maintenance of a virtual art gallery, the promotion and production of images, texts, memorabilia and other adventures. We are also engaged in promoting the creation of original intellectual and artistic material.

The Dutch Lewis Carroll Society / Lewis Carroll Genootschap

FoundedOriginally founded in 1976; revival in 2016
MeetingsA yearly symposium
Publications(see website)
Phlizz, quarterly online magazine https://lewiscarrollgenootschap.nl/phlizz/
Phlizz reeks: series of printed monographs
Jabberwocky (a collection of six existing and one new Dutch and two African translations of Jabberwocky, and an essay about translating Jabberwocky).
dodo/nododo: print journal (two issues, 2017 and 2018)
Website/bloghttps://lewiscarrollgenootschap.nl , including a bibliography of Dutch editions of the work of Lewis Carroll