Recent LSA News

This year, the LSA Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) is awarding four student travel grants intended to increase the participation of ethnoracial minorities in the LSA*.

The Linguistic Society of America has endorsed the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act, a Senate bill which would increase funding for the National Science Foundation over the next five years.

The Linguistic Society of America is pleased to announce that Muriel Fisher has been named the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Community Linguistics Award.

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.