Recent LSA News


Check out this month's LSA Member Spotlight: Lise Dobrin (University of Virginia), whose work places her at the intersection of Linguistics and Anthropolo


Members of the LSA recently voted to approve a Resolution on the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Sioux Nations at Standing Rock.  The Resolution was first drafted as a statement by members of the LSA's Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservatio


You can read the current set of testimonials on our website and help us spread the word to others impacted by this policy, which is currently being contested in US courts

Linguistics in the News


The LSA’s Representative to the AAAS Science & Human Rights Coalition, Michel DeGraff, published a report on Haiti's "linguistic apartheid" as a violation of children's rights earlier today via


The Hill newspaper is reporting that the Trump Administration's budget blueprint will call for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a significant source of federal


The LSA issued the following news release [pdf] in advance of the online publication of Language.

Media Resources


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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.