Recent LSA News

Twelve students presenting papers on topics from vowel harmony to negation in Bon App├ętit have been named the newest winners of the Linguistic Society of America's Student Abstract Awards.

The Society reports with regret the passing of Christopher Rhodes on September 8, 2015. Mr. Rhodes served as the editor for law and linguistics at the University of Chicago Press. He was most recently a member of the LSA in 2014.

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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.