Recent LSA News
Twelve students presenting papers on topics from vowel harmony to negation in Bon Appétit have been named the newest winners of the Linguistic Society of America's Student Abstract Awards.
Linguistics in the News
Congratulations to William Labov, who last week became the second recipient of the British Academy's Neil & Saras Smith Medal for Linguistics.
Nancy Dorian, a leader in the research and revitalization of Scots Gaelic and a longtime LSA member, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree by the University of Glasgow in July.
A book on the relationship between British and American English and a radio series on the role of language in society are two of the first 36 projects to be supported through the National Endowment for the Humanities' Public Scholar gran
The LSA Media Experts Database provides contact information for more than 50 experts, from all fields of linguistics, who are available to talk with the media.
The LSA periodically issues news releases about research findings published in its journal, newsworthy research being presented at its Annual Meeting, the election of new leadership, and other items of interest. This archive includes all LSA news releases since January 2008.