Meetings & Institutes
Find out more about the LSA's Annual Meetings, which draw over a thousand linguists to a major U.S. city every January, its biennial Linguistic Institutes -- the premier gatherings of their kind, bringing together hundreds of students and faculty in a month-long series of courses, conferences, and social activities, and the newest LSA-sponsored event, CoLang.
LSA Annual Meeting
List your upcoming scholarly linguistics meetings and calls for papers. Browse the listings and make your plans to submit or attend.
The LSA records selected sessions at Annual Meetings and Institutes, and also holds virtual seminars periodically on a range of topics.
The Institute on Collaborative Language Research provides an opportunity for a diverse group of participants to become trained in a wide range of skills in community-centered language documentation.
The LSA has sponsored the Linguistic Institutes since 1928. Read more about the next Linguistic Institute, past Institutes, and future Institute locations. Request a transcript for the 2007, 2009, 2013, or 2015 Institutes here; for other Institutes, contact the registrar at the host institution. The LSA also provides funds for student fellowships to attend the Institutes and manages the fellowship competition; find out more here.
Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT)
The LSA is a long-term co-sponsor of the SALT conference. Since 2009, the LSA has been hosting the online version of the entire run of the SALT Proceedings (Vol 1-26). Beginning with the 2017 SALT conference, the LSA will serve as an official co-sponsor, providing online infrastructure, conference registration and marketing assistance.