Recent LSA News
Our 2015 Annual Meeting featured a Special Session on the Publishing Process, with presentations from linguistics journal editors on topics including:
Muriel Fisher, recipient of the LSA's 2015 Excellence in Community Linguistics Award for her work with Scottish Gaelic, was officially presented with the award at a recent ceremo
Linguistics in the News
Prof. Sheila E. Blumstein, of Brown University, was recently awarded the Silver Medal in Speech Communication by the Acoustical Society of America.
Radio Free Asia reports that Abduweli Ayup, a Uyghur linguist and educator, has been released from detention in Xinjiang, China following an appeal.
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.