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.

09/05/2014

A new report released this morning by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences provides a comprehensive overview of linguistics programs across the United States.

08/04/2014

"A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes", an op-ed by Michel DeGraff and Molly Ruggles, was rec

07/10/2014

A recent front-page article in the Washington Post, "Is there a D.C. dialect?

07/09/2014

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released a proposal to reduce funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by $8 million, a budget cut

06/18/2014

This week, the United States Senate is debating the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Bill for the 2015 fiscal year, which sets funding levels for the National Science Foundation and other federal organizations important to the scientific community.

05/20/2014

On Wednesday, May 21st, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act of 2014 (H.R. 4186), or FIRST Act is scheduled to be voted on in the full Science Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

05/14/2014

Schwa Fire is a digital publication focused on deep, engaging stories about the human part of the language world and the language part of the human experience.

04/14/2014

In a recent article published by The New York Times, LSA members Andrew Garrett and Leanne Hinton discuss efforts of new Yurok immersion programs in California schools.

04/01/2014

This morning, Paul Ryan called for the complete elimination of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities in his FY 2015 budget resolution.  The NEH provides critical support for linguistics research, including the Documenting Endangered Languages program, which is jointly funded

03/25/2014

Last year, the House Budget Committee called for the complete elimination of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in its budget resolution.

03/13/2014

Linguists have recently won two major national research prizes in Germany and Norway.

03/11/2014

Last night, Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) introduced the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act of 2014 (H.R. 4186), or FIRST Act. The bill serves as reauthorization legislation for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

03/07/2014

Rochelle Lieber was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Lindberg Award, given annually at University of New Hampshire College of Liberal Arts. Established in 1986, this award recognizes one truly outstanding scholar and teacher within the College.

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