Recent LSA News


The LSA is pleased to announce the selection of the University of California (UC) Davis as the host for the 2019 Linguistic Institute.


Learn more about this early career linguist who is a former LSA committee leader and current activist on the practice of teaching linguistics, Michal Temkin Martinez.


The LSA regrets to report the February 18, 2016 death of Harold C. Conklin, a Life Member of the Society, and a member since 1951.  Dr. Conklin held positions at Columbia University and Yale University. Read more ...

Linguistics in the News


Join us in congratulating LSA Fellow Steven Pinker, who was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Dr.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awards.

Media Resources


Please contact LSA Executive Director Alyson Reed for LSA interview requests, linguistic news announcements, and other media communications.

For urgent inquiries, please call Ms. Reed at 202-835-1714.


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.