From the News Room:

LSA Advocates on Behalf of Detained Uyghur Linguist

LSA Executive Director Alyson Reed sent a letter today to the Chinese President asking him to to investigate the situation surrounding the arrest in Xinjiang China of Uyghur linguist...

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In Memoriam: Peter Meijes Tiersma

The LSA regrets to report the April 13, 2014 death of Peter Meijes Tiersma, a Life Member of the LSA (and a member since 1967).   An obituary will be posted when one is available. ...

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Laurels to Linguists: LSA Members Awarded ACLS Fellowships

LSA Members Ivano Caponigro (University of California, San Diego) and Patience Epps (University of Texas, Austin) have been awarded Fellowships by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)....

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