Congratulations to LSA Past President Joan Bresnan, who received the ACL Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 on August 10 in Berlin.


Congratulations to LSA Members Christopher Kennedy and Jason Merchant, who have each been recognized with named professorships by the University of Chicago.


The LSA has just learned that Keren Rice, long-time LSA member and former President (2012), received the Pierre Chauveau medal o


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.


Congratulations to the newest class of grantees announced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the NEH Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program. The DEL program is jointly funded by the National Science Foundation and the NEH.


The latest issue of Language is off-press, and features new research by Simeon Floyd on "Modally hybrid grammar?


Adele E. Goldberg, a longtime LSA member and LSA Fellow, was recently awarded a Humboldt Research Award in recognition of her lifetime achievements in research.


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.


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


Nancy Dorian, a leader in the research and revitalization of Scots Gaelic and a longtime LSA member, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree by the University of Glasgow in July.


A book on the relationship between British and American English and a radio series on the role of language in society are two of the first 36 projects to be supported through the National Endowment for the Humanities' Public Scholar grant


Three teams of high school students from the USA and Canada took top honors at the 13th International Linguistics Olympiad, held last week in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.


The ACLS Public Fellows program offers recent Ph.D.s in the humanities the opportunity to serve a two-year position in government or the non-profit sector.


Chris Collins, Professor of Linguistics at New York University, has been named a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow.