Recent LSA News
The Media Advisory provides journalists with a round-up of research and program highlights, including "newsworthy abstracts" selected by the LSA Program and Public Relations Committees.
Research conducted by LSA members Amanda Ritchart (University of California, San Diego) and Amalia Arvaniti (University of Kent) is garnering attention from major news media outlets, including the BBC News and th
Linguistics in the News
LSA member and linguist Joseph E. Aoun (Northeastern University President) has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.
A newly-published report of the AAAS, delivered to the United Nations at a special conference on science and human rights, features the views of linguists and other scientists who participated in focus groups held over the past two years in a variety of setti
In its FY 2014 budget resolution, the House of Representatives Budget Committee called for the complete elimination of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), writing that the programs funded by NEH “…go beyond the core mission of the federal government, and they are generall
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.