Recent LSA News

Early bird registration is now open for the LSA's 90th Annual Meeting, to be held January 7-10, 2016 in Washington, DC.

The LSA is pleased to announce a long-term partnership with CoLang, the Institute for Collaborative Language Research.

Today, the Linguistic Society of America is pleased to announce the creation of a new charitable contribution fund in memory of linguist Emmon Bach.

Linguistics in the News

Laurels to Linguists: Nancy Dorian

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.

NACLO teams win nine medals at International Linguistics Olympiad

Three teams of high school students from the USA and Canada took top honors at the 13th International Linguistics Olympiad, held last week in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Media Resources

Please contact LSA Director of Communications Brice Russ at for LSA interview requests, linguistic news announcements, and other media communications.

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.