Recent LSA News
Nearly 600 linguistic scholars and students from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Ann Arbor, Michigan next week for a month-long program of courses, lectures, workshops, professional development, social activities, and more.
An article ("The role of multiple sources in the formation of an innovative auxiliary category in Light Warlpiri, a new Australian mixed language" by Carmel O'Shannessy) in the just-published June 2013 issue of
In a remote Indigenous community in northern Australia, a new language has been discovered that is generated from a unique combination of elements from other languages.
Linguistics in the News
The Heart of the Matter, a report of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, is intended to advance a dialogue on the importance of the humanities and social sciences to the future of our nation.
The One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage program at the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will highlight language diversity as a vital part of our human heritage.
Journalists seeking expert linguists for assistance with news stories about language issues may contact the LSA Secretariat or consult members of the LSA Public Relations Committee, who are all experienced with responding to these types of requests for comments, interviews and other inquiries.&nb
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 compendium of news items was featured on the LSA website in its previous incarnation. An archive of news items as of October 1, 2012 may be viewed in the News Room on the current site.