Recent LSA News

The LSA is pleased to provide a home for the trophy given to USA Team Red for its performance in the individual contest at the 2015 International Linguistics Olympiad.

Authors Will Chang, Chundra Cathcart, David Hall, and Andrew Garrett were presented with the Best Paper in Language

Learn more about the LSA's new Senior Associate Editor of Language, and her many other research interests in this month's Member Spotlight.

Linguistics in the News

NWAV Announces Formation of Steering Committee

The NWAV Conference, a mainstay of research on language variation and change since its founding at Georgetown University in 1972 by Roger Shuy and C.-J. Bailey, is pleased to announce the formation of an NWAV Conference Steering Committee.

December 2015 Issue of Language Now Available Online

The latest issue includes an article featured in this LSA news release [pdf]: "Which-Hunting and the Hegemony o

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.