The LSA has adopted a Privacy Policy, approved by the Executive Committee at its recent Spring Meeting.  The Privacy Policy describes the personal information that is collected from LSA members, meeting attendees, don


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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..


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


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.