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

By: Written by Alicia Beckford Wassink, Edith Aldridge, Karen Zagona

On July 5th, the LSA announced the loss of LSA member Dr. Jiahui Huang (1991-2021), who was completing his graduate studies in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington in Seattle when his life was lost in a hiking accident on Mt. Rainier.


The LSA has a variety of Awards and Honors that highlight the achievement of its members, from promising students to established scholars, and several have nominations due later this month!


The LSA regrets to announce the passing of LSA member Dr. Gjert Kristoffersen (13 Aug 1949-29 May 2021), professor of linguistics with a specialization in phonetics and Norwegian prosody.


At its most recent meeting, the LSA Executive Committee adopted a statement and


Earlier this week, two groups of LSA leaders and members adopted statements relating to a range of issues at the intersection of language, linguistics and the indigenous communities of North America.


The LSA regrets to report the passing of LSA Life Member Dr. W. Keith Percival (February 24th, 1930-December 6th, 2020).


In collaboration with COZIL, the LSA's Committee on LGBTQ+[Z] Issues in Linguistics, we are pleased to announce the publication of new blog posts and a special online event in celebration of Pride Month!

By: Mary Jo Olsavsky

We are happy to announce that the late June deadline previously advertised for submission of Paper and Poster Abstracts for the 2022 LSA Annual Meeting has been finalized.


The LSA's Linguistics Beyond Academia Special Interest Group will kick off the first-ever virtual summer “boot camp” in July 2021 that focuses exclusively on career training for linguists.


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Join the editor of Language, Andries Coetzee, and the associate editors of the Language and Public Policy (LPP) section, Patricia Cukor-Avila and Vaidehi Ramanathan, for a discussion about LPP issues and its place in the journal.  The overall aim of this section is to raise awarenes


The LSA Executive Committee (EC) is currently considering a proposal to revamp our dues structure from the current flat fees by category to a progressive/sliding scale structure based on income.


The LSA regrets to announce the death of emeritus Professor Victor Golla, a talented and well-known historical linguist who contributed to several fields of linguistics, including decades of work toward the scholarship of Native American languages.


The LSA is honored to be the recipient of a major bequest from the estate of the late LSA member Geoff Nunberg (1945-2020).


At its recent meeting, the LSA Executive Committee approved the following statement:


The LSA regrets to announce the death of Professor Pieter Muysken, a talented and well-known sociolinguist who contributed to several fields of linguistics, and especially the study of pidgins, creoles, and mixed languages.


The day before this year’s SALT conference, there will be a two-hour satellite workshop on making teaching in Semantics and Pragmatics more inclusive and equitable, with an eye towards welcoming gro


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


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