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


The LSA's first ever  Annual Report on the State of Linguistics in Higher Education (2013) serves as a resource for both students and professionals inter


LSA member and former President (2012) Keren Rice has been made an Officer of the Order of Canada for her contributions as a linguist and scholar whose research on Canada’s North has notably helped to preserve the Athapaskan languages.


The LSA has endorsed a letter prepared by the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) addressed to the Chair of the U.S.


The Media Advisory provides journalists with a round-up of research and program highlights, including "newsworthy abstracts" selected by the LSA Program and Public Relations Committees.


Research conducted by LSA members Amanda Ritchart (University of California, San Diego) and Amalia Arvaniti (University of Kent) is garnering attention from major news media outlets, including the BBC News and th


The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Chung (UC Santa Cruz) to a four-year term as Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies. Dr.


Universals in Comparative Morphology: Suppletion, Superlatives, and the Structure of Words (MIT Press, 2012), has been selected to receive the 2014 Leonard Bloomfield Book Award.


To increase the participation of ethno-racial minorities in the LSA,  the Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) has awarded four student travel grants in the amount of $500 for awardees to attend the 2014 LSA Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


As part of its expanding publications program, the LSA has published the first article to appear in its new section of the journal Language, Historical Syntax.


The LSA has signed on to a letter, sent by leading higher education, research, science and business organizations, urging the leaders of the U.S.


The Linguistic Society of America is seeking applications for the position of student intern at its national office for the Spring 2014 semester (January - May).


The LSA is a signatory on a letter to Rep.


The LSA has now raised in excess of $50,000 in donations to the recently established charitable contribution fund in memory of Ivan Sag.


Walt Wolfram (North Carolina State University), will receive the North Carolina Award, the state's highest civilian honor, on November 21, 2014.  The award is given in recognition of Woflram's work, which has transformed the appreciation and understanding of the historical and social importa


The LSA notes with regret the death of Earl W. Stevick on August 13, 2013.


The LSA is seeking student volunteers to assist with its 88th Annual Meeting, which will take place at the Hilton Minneapolis from January 2-5, 2014.


The LSA Notes with regret the death of former member Kenneth Stevens (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Emeritus) on August 19, 2013.  Read more ...