Recent LSA News

The Linguistic Society of America is pleased to name Ben Zimmer as the first recipient of our Linguistics Journalism Award.

Michel DeGraff, MIT professor and leader of the MIT-Haiti Initiative, is the LSA's newest Member Spotlight. Read Prof. DeGraff's member profile on the LSA website.

If you're just starting your career as a linguist, or if you're interested in boosting your computational or phonetic skills, join the LSA at our Annual Meeting for one of our three minicourses.

Linguistics in the News

Humanities Departmental Survey highlights ongoing linguistics trends

A new report released this morning by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences provides a comprehensive overview of linguistics programs across the United States.

Media Resources

Journalists seeking expert linguists for assistance with news stories about language issues may contact the LSA Secretariat or consult the LSA Media Experts Database, which is a self-service directory organized by topic.

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.