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.

02/26/2015

"Ancestry-constrained phylogenetic analysis supports the Indo-European steppe hypothesis", a research study set to appear in the March issue of Language, has been the subject of significant interest in the me

02/17/2015

Linguists have long agreed that languages from English to Greek to Hindi, known as 'Indo-European languages', are part of a language family which first emerged from a common ancestor spoken thousands of years ago.

02/17/2015

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01/02/2015

Prof. Sheila E. Blumstein, of Brown University, was recently awarded the Silver Medal in Speech Communication by the Acoustical Society of America.

12/12/2014

Radio Free Asia reports that Abduweli Ayup, a Uyghur linguist and educator, has been released from detention in Xinjiang, China following an appeal.

12/09/2014

Three leading linguists have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2014.

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