The LSA is thrilled to announce that member Shana Poplack of the University of Ottawa's Department of Linguistics has received the André-Laurendeau Prize.


The LSA is saddened to announce the passing of former LSA member Knud Lambrecht, who was a Professor Emeritus of French Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin, and passed away on September 6, 2019, at the age of 80.


Congratulations to one of LSA's honorary foreign members Luigi Rizzi for being elected as a Professor at the Collège de France. The Collège has around 50 chairs in a variety of disciplines, in both science and the humanities.


We are delighted to announce that LSA member Peter Trudgill has been chosen for an Honoris Causa doctorate by the University of Murcia, with the support of the LSA and fourteen other institutions and professional organizations.


Congratulations to LSA member and fellow, Philip Rubin, on his appointment to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences' Challenges for I


The Linguistic Society of America congratulates the members of the panel "New Directions in LGBTQ+ Linguistics: Commemorating the LSA Special Interest Group on LGBTQ+ Issues in Linguistics", which has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Public Engagement Award from the


Join the LSA in celebrating the UN International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9th!


In May, Volodymyr Kulyk*, gave a lecture at Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) at the Geo


The Linguistic Society of America wishes to congratulate members who have recently received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and grants from the


The Linguistic Society of America congratulates Lenore Grenoble and Charles Yang on their reception of Guggenheim Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


Late last night, Congress released a comprehensive spending deal that includes an increase of $3 million dollars for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the remainder of FY 2018.


Update: As of July 2019, the LSA joined PEN America in calling for the release of Mr. Tashi by signing their petition. We encourage members to join us in the support of this effort to protect linguistic freedom.


In 2018, President Trump released his Presidential Budget Request for FY 2019, which again called for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, which supports humanistic linguistic research and the Documenting Endangered Languages Program (in partnership with the NSF).


The LSA is pleased to share the news about a leadership transition at our long-standing sister society, The


The LSA has just learned that Shana Poplack, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa, has just been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Literature from University College Dublin.


The LSA is pleased to report that the Esther Martinez Native American Preservation Act was passed in the Senate on November 29, 2017, and referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce the following day, November 30th.


The LSA is delighted to announce the winner of the Best Paper in Language 2017 Award.


Concluded FY2018 Budget Update (April 2, 2018)