The LSA is seeking feedback, from members and nonmembers alike, on a range of issues relating to the scholarly publishing landscape in linguistics, and on the LSA’s publishing program in particular.


The LSA is pleased to announce the release of


The LSA submitted comments earlier this week on "Plan S", a proposal by research funding agencies based in Europe that could have significant implications for the LSA's publishing operations, including our flagship journal,


The LSA Executive Committee (EC) has adopted a new Strategic Plan for the Society, covering the next five years.


The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of the latest title in its book series partnership with Routledge. Sign Languages: Structures and Contexts, authored by LSA members Joseph C. Hill, Diane C. Lillo-Martin and Sandra K.


Three distiinguisthed scholars from outside the United States were elected Honorary Members of the LSA at the Society's annual Business Meeting in New York City earlier this month.  Pa


The 3rd Annual Five-Minute Linguist event played to a capacity crowd at the recent LSA Annual Meeting in New York City.  Congratulations to the winner, Ai Taniguchi, pictured below, for "


The LSA is honored to announce that the family of LSA member Elizabeth Dayton, PhD, who passed away earlier this year, has endowed a new travel award for graduate students pursuing a


The LSA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Organizing Committee for the Workshop on Turkic and languages in conta


The LSA is delighted to announce that the Best Paper in Language 2018 Award will be given to Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware)


The LSA is delighted to announce that its Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) has selected the following students to receive funding to attend the LSA's


The LSA reports with regret the May 21, 2018 death of Elizabeth Pine Dayton, an LSA member since 1992.  More information and links to an obituary notice are available here.


Please join the LSA in congratulating the recipients of three of our annual awards.  The awards will be presented at a special awards ceremony at the LSA Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in New York City.  The recipients are as follows:



The LSA is saddened to report on the October 3, 2018 passing of Charles Gilman, a former member of the Linguistic Society of America from 1978.  His life, career, and spirit are remembered by Salikoko S. Mufwene, whom we thank for preparing this obituary:


The LSA is pleased to announce the selection of two recipients for its Excellence in Community Linguistics Award for 2019:


The LSA announces an open search for the next Co-Editor/Editor-Elect of Language.


The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the Spring 2019 semester (January - May).


The LSA is delighted to announce that  the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award for 2018 will be given to Language Contact in Europe: The Periphrastic Perfect through History by Bridget Drinka (University of Texas at San Antonio), published by Cambridge University Press.


Please join the LSA in welcoming the three newest members of the Executive Committee:  Vice President/President-Elect Marianne Mithun (University of California, Santa Barbara) and at-large members Rebecca Scarborough (University of Colorado Boulder) and Arthur K.