The Executive Committee of the LSA has issued the following statement:


The LSA is extremely pleased to announce the establishment of the Dennis R.


The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of the eighth edition of its


The Nominating Committee of the LSA is soliciting nominations for the Vice President/President-Elect and members at-large of the Executive Committee (EC), including self-nominations. We ask nominators to provide a brief statement (ca.

SALT31, the Semantics and Linguistic Theory conference, is being organized by Brown University and will take place virtually from May 7-9, 2021. 

Learn about the launch of Language Revitalization and Documentation, a new section of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.


Check out cutting-edge research from the LSA's flagship journal!  The latest issue includes articles on attracting Black students to linguistics, stem alternations in Chichimec, lexical tones, the Santa Cruz sluicing data set, and more.


The LSA Executive Committee has approved a proposal to move forward the dates of its two confirmed Linguistic Institutes.  The decision to reschedule both Institutes was a difficult one, made as a result of the many challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic for planning and holding thi


On March 19, 2021 the Officers of the LSA issued the following statement in response to the recent wave of anti-Asian violence and xenophobia in the U.S., and in particular to the horrific shootings in Atlanta earlier this week.


The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern as part of our Secretariat staff team for the Summer 2021 semester (May - August*).


The LSA is now accepting applications (through March 7, 2021) for two new part-time management positions focused on membership and on meetings, respectively. An overview of each position's responsibilities is outlined below, along with details for submitting an application.


The LSA is pleased to announce that former LSA President Steve Anderson (Yale University) has joined LSA Fellow Heidi Harley (University of Arizona) in pledging up to $10,000 in matching


Two of the LSA's open committees have recently received approval from the LSA Executive Committee to change their names.  In each case, the new name more accurately reflects the focus of the committee's work as it has evolved over the years.


The LSA regrets to announce the death of Professor G. Tucker Childs, who devoted decades of research to the documentation and preservation of endangered West African languages and their cultures.


Eminent scholars from Botswana, Australia, Brazil and Belgium were among those selected for this signal achievement at the LSA's recent Annual Meeting.


LSA Secretary-Treasurer Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago) has announced her intention to end her term of service a year early. The Executive Committee has appointed a search committee to identify a candidate to stand for election by the LSA membership later this year.


The LSA is delighted to announce the following awards for 2021.  Recipients will be recognized at a virtual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 13 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.


The LSA is delighted to announce that nine of the field's leading linguists have been elected Fellows of the LSA.   They will be inducted


The LSA is delighted to announce the endowment of two new awards through a major gift made by LSA Life Member Robert Vago (Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY).