07/12/2019

The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of The Five-Minute Linguist, sales of which benefit the Society.  Edited by LSA members Walt Wolfram and Caroline Myrick, The Five-Minute Linguist aims to provide a fun, reader-friendly intro

07/11/2019

The LSA is now soliciting nominations for the C. L. Baker Award. This is a new award, intended to honor the legacy of the late C. L. Baker (1939-1997) and funded by a generous gift from his family.

06/25/2019

The LSA's Long-Range Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 includes as one of its goals and objectives to "support linguistics undergraduates in exploring the full range of professional and research opportunities a

06/13/2019

The LSA is delighted to announce that our newest platinum open-access publication, Phonological Data and Analysis

06/12/2019

The LSA is delighted to announce an addition to its roster of Honors and Awards: the LSA Mentoring Award.  Instituted in 2019, this award recognizes the work of individuals who, or organizations that, have exhib

06/12/2019

The LSA is delighted to share the news that LSA member and former Sag Fellow at the LSA's 2017 Linguistic Institute Jamaal Muwwakkil (University of California, Santa Barbara)

06/05/2019

The LSA reports with regret the recent deaths of three longtime members:  Michael Clark Lambert McOmber, Nils Hasselmo, and Petr Sgall. 

06/04/2019

First time submitting an abstract for the LSA Annual Meeting?  Not sure how to format your abstract or how to submit it?  

06/03/2019

The LSA will hold elections this fall for Officers, at-large members of the Executive Committee, and Co-Editor of Language, and on proposed amendments to the Bylaws of the LSA.

06/03/2019

The LSA is pleased to welcome our newest summer intern, Shane Taylor.

05/29/2019

We are delighted to announce that the LSA Executive Committee has approved a final version of the LSA Statement on Race, incorporating comments from LSA members and other interested parties. 

05/23/2019

The LSA offers a year's free membership to recent recipients of the Ph.D., in recognition of their scholarly achievements as well as the economic hardship faced by many new degree holders.

05/23/2019

LSA President Brian Joseph submitted comments earlier this week to Arthur (Skip) Lupia, Head of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate at

05/21/2019

This webinar will focus on the skills necessary to make the switch to tech, the linguistics subfields that are in demand currently and the sometimes surprising ways in which linguists use their training in related tech fields.

05/20/2019

This webinar introduces PennController for IBEX, a new platform for online experiment design.

05/13/2019

The LSA is delighted to congratulate Sue Kalt, Professor of Spanish at Roxbury Community College, who has been awarded an eleven-month Documenting Endangered Languages Fe

05/13/2019

The LSA is pleased to announce the nomination of John Beavers (The University of Texas at Austin) to serve a three-year term as the next Co-Editor of our flagship journal, Language, followed by a three-year term as

05/02/2019

The LSA is delighted to announce that Brian Joseph, current President of the LSA, and Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics,and The Kenneth E.

05/01/2019

The LSA is thrilled to announce the election of Life Member Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford) to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).  The last LSA member to be so honored was Steven Pinker (Harvard University), in 2016.

04/21/2019

The LSA is pleased to announce that sociolinguist and former president of the LSA, Walt Wolfram, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Scien

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