02/27/2018

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

02/26/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of a third title in its book series partnership with Routledge: Is English Changing?, by LSA member Steve Kleinedler.

02/13/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce the formation of a new ad-hoc committee charged with planning the observance of the Society’s Centennial in 2024.

02/06/2018

The LSA Executive Committee recently approved an official statement on Climate Change and Human Languages and Cultures in an effort to highlight the impact that climate change is having on speakers of endangered languages and dialects.

02/05/2018

View a recording of the webinar here.

 

The LSA's next webinar, on linguistic advocacy, will be held on Friday, March 9 from 12:00 - 1:30 PM US EST. 

02/05/2018

Given the climate of current and potential attacks on academic freedom and tenure, the Linguistic Society of America reaffirms its existing endorsement of the AAUP 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic

02/02/2018

The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Thomas (Boston College) as LSA Archivist, for an initial term of three years. Dr. Thomas succeeds Brian Joseph (Ohio State University), who was recently elected Vice President of the LSA.  The Society thanks Dr.

01/30/2018

The LSA is delighted to announce that the North American Research Network in Historical Sociolinguistics (NARNiHS) will begin meeting with the LSA at the 2019 Annual Meeting in New York City.  NARNiHS joins the American Dialect Society (ADS),

01/26/2018

The LSA is delighted to announce that it has received a major donation of 1,157,000 Japanese Yen ($10,447.97) to the Kuroda Fellowship Fund on behalf of the

01/26/2018

The LSA is excited to announce that applications are now available for the 2018 CoLang, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research.  Applications are being accepted through February 8. 

01/23/2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers several funding mechanisms that support graduate student research.

01/12/2018

The LSA is saddened to announce the recent passing of LSA Life Member Alan Corre, a member of the LSA since 1957.

01/11/2018

Addressing an overflow audience at a special plenary session held at the LSA's recent Annual Meeting, LSA President-Elect Penelope Eckert and Executive Committee member Sharon Inkelas led a panel on

01/06/2018

For the second annual Five-Minute Linguist contest, eight finalists explained their research in just five short minutes in

12/26/2017

The LSA  has recently been informed that Arthur Abramson, a Life Memeber of the LSA who first joined in 1956 and a former President of the LSA (1983), has passed away.

12/19/2017

The LSA Executive Committee (EC) has approved a Civility Policy drafted by a working group headed by EC members Penelope Eckert (Stanford University) and Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley), based on input from LSA principals and relevant committees.  The Civility Policy outl

12/13/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of a second title in its book series partnership with Routledge: Language and Meaning, by LSA member Betty Birner. A portion of the royalties from the sale of this book benefit the LSA.

12/04/2017

The Linguistic Society of America is pleased to announce that Dehe Wang has been named the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Community Linguistics Award, which recognizes "the outstanding contributions that

11/22/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce that its Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) has selected five linguistics students to receive its Diversity Travel Awards to attend the

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