05/15/2018

The LSA is making plans for the publication of a third volume of our

05/01/2018

The LSA was pleased to participate in the Consortium of Social Science Association's (COSSA) Annual Science Policy Conference and Advocacy Day, held April 30 - May 1, 2018 in Washington, D

04/24/2018

Everyone wants their work to be read, cited, and shared. With the proliferation of paper sharing sites and resources, how do you know where to start and which ones are the best? And what do you need to know about copyright to avoid those take-down notices? Join Lauren B.

04/20/2018

The LSA is proud to announce that four of its members -- Petra Goedegebuure (University of Chicago), Julia Hirschberg (Columbia University), Honorary Member Rexhep Ismajli (Akademia e Shkencave dhe e Arteve e Kosovës), and Tim Thornes (Boise State University) -- have recently received major

04/05/2018

Following discussions from the 2017 Linguistic Institute and the 92nd Annual Meeting of the LSA in Salt Lake City, the Executive Committee has approved the establishment of a new Special interest Group dedicated to LGBTQ+ issues in Linguistics.The new SIG advocates for LGBTQ+ inclusion in Linguis

04/03/2018

The LSA has learned with regret of the April 2, 2018, death of Life Member and former LSA President (1974) Morris Halle.

03/30/2018

The LSA is delighted to announce that fourteen fellowships have been awarded to attendees at CoLang 2018, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research.  The fellowships were made available through a combination of funds from the LSA, an NSF grant

03/28/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce that it will be serving as the new host of the Semantics Archive, a

03/14/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Farrell (UC Davis) as Publications Advisor.

03/14/2018

The LSA is seeking comments from members on a draft statement on evaluation of language documentation for hiring, tenure, and promotion.  It has been prepared to aid departments and administrators in evaluating work on language

03/13/2018

Registration for the 28th Annual Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) Conference is now available on the LSA website.   The conference will be held from May 18-20 at the Massachuse

03/09/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce that it has reached its goal of raising $50,000 to fully endow the Charles Fillmore Student Fellowship Fund. The fund was first established in 2014 with a generous founding contribution from Lily Wong Fillmore, in memory of her late husband, Charles Fillmore.

03/09/2018

The LSA is honored to announce the establishment of a new endowment that would fund ‘The Richard T. Oehrle Memorial Lecture’ annually at the European Summer School in Language, Logic and Information (ESSLLI).

03/09/2018

Several out-of-print monographs published by the LSA are now available on JSTOR. These books, from authors such as Edward Sapir and Edgar H. Sturtevant, are now available digitally for the first time.

03/07/2018

According to a new report from the Linguistic Society of America, there has been an increase in awarded Bachelor's degrees in Linguistics but the number of awarded Master's degrees and PhDs remains constant.

03/06/2018

The LSA Executive Committee has appointed a new Strategic Planning Committee to update and revise its long-range Strategic Plan, which is due to expire at the end of 2018.

03/05/2018

The LSA has learned with regret of the death of LSA member Irit Meir.

See below for an obituary written by Wendy Sandler, a close friend and colleague of Irit..
(PDF)

03/05/2018

The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the Summer 2018 semester (June - August).

02/27/2018

The LSA has learned with regret of the February 21, 2018 death of former LSA Life Member Richard Oehrle. 

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