02/04/2014

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.

01/22/2014

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

01/17/2014

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.

12/20/2013

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

12/06/2013

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.

12/06/2013

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

12/03/2013

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.

12/03/2013

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.

11/21/2013

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.

11/13/2013

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.

11/12/2013

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.

11/12/2013

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).

11/01/2013

The LSA is a signatory on a letter to Rep.

10/24/2013

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

10/24/2013

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

09/24/2013

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

09/20/2013

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.

09/18/2013

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

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