03/26/2021

Learn about the launch of Language Revitalization and Documentation, a new section of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.

03/25/2021

Check out cutting-edge research from the LSA's flagship journal!  The latest issue includes articles on attracting Black students to linguistics, stem alternations in Chichimec, lexical tones, the Santa Cruz sluicing data set, and more.

03/19/2021

The LSA Executive Committee has approved a proposal to move forward the dates of its two confirmed Linguistic Institutes.  The decision to reschedule both Institutes was a difficult one, made as a result of the many challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic for planning and holding thi

03/19/2021

On March 19, 2021 the Officers of the LSA issued the following statement in response to the recent wave of anti-Asian violence and xenophobia in the U.S., and in particular to the horrific shootings in Atlanta earlier this week.

02/17/2021

The LSA is now accepting applications (through March 7, 2021) for two new part-time management positions focused on membership and on meetings, respectively. An overview of each position's responsibilities is outlined below, along with details for submitting an application.

02/15/2021

The LSA is pleased to announce that former LSA President Steve Anderson (Yale University) has joined LSA Fellow Heidi Harley (University of Arizona) in pledging up to $10,000 in matching

02/11/2021

Two of the LSA's open committees have recently received approval from the LSA Executive Committee to change their names.  In each case, the new name more accurately reflects the focus of the committee's work as it has evolved over the years.

01/28/2021

The LSA regrets to announce the death of Professor G. Tucker Childs, who devoted decades of research to the documentation and preservation of endangered West African languages and their cultures.

01/26/2021

Eminent scholars from Botswana, Australia, Brazil and Belgium were among those selected for this signal achievement at the LSA's recent Annual Meeting.

01/14/2021

LSA Secretary-Treasurer Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago) has announced her intention to end her term of service a year early. The Executive Committee has appointed a search committee to identify a candidate to stand for election by the LSA membership later this year.

01/05/2021

The LSA is delighted to announce the following awards for 2021.  Recipients will be recognized at a virtual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 13 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

12/24/2020

The LSA is delighted to announce that nine of the field's leading linguists have been elected Fellows of the LSA.   They will be inducted

12/21/2020

The LSA is delighted to announce the endowment of two new awards through a major gift made by LSA Life Member Robert Vago (Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY).

12/14/2020

Please join us on Wednesday, January 6 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Pacific Time (4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern) for an event, co-sponsored by the LSA, to present the Talcott Parsons Prize to pioneering linguist William Labov for his distinguished and or

12/14/2020

The LSA is delighted to announce the following awards for 2021.  Additional awards will be announced as determinations are made.  Recipients will be recognized at a virtual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 13 from 5;00 - 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. 

11/25/2020

The LSA is delighted to announce that three of its members have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancemet of Science (AAAS).   AAAS Fellows are elected each ye

11/24/2020

The LSA is pleased to issue the official call for applications to students interested in attending the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting via the CEDL Registration Award program.

11/17/2020

Registration is available beginning Tuesday, November 17 for the LSA's 2021 Annual Meeting, which will take place virtually from January 7-10, 2021, with ancillary events taking place, also virtually, outside the four days of the meeting. 

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