03/31/2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awards.

03/29/2016

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.

03/17/2016

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

02/10/2016

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.

02/02/2016

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.

12/18/2015

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

08/27/2015

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.

07/31/2015

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

07/30/2015

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.

06/08/2015

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.

04/15/2015

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

03/20/2015

The March 2015 issue of Language, the flagship scholarly journal of the Linguistic Society of America, is now available online.

03/18/2015

Dr. Iman Laversuch Nick, a sociolinguist at the University of Cologne, was recently featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education for her work examining names in Nazi-era Germany.

02/27/2015

A resolution opposing the use of Native American-themed mascots and symbols by sports teams has been passed overwhelmingly by the membership of the Linguistic Society of America.

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