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 ...


The new online-only section of Language, “Perspectives,” is aimed at publishing articles that generate written responses.  There are two types of contributions—longer ones (‘Target articles’) and shorter ones (‘Short shots’).  Both types will have commentaries published, and a summary r


The family, friends and colleagues of Ivan Sag have joined with the LSA to create a new contribution fund in his memory.


The Linguistic Society of America is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Early Career Award, the Kenneth L.


The LSA notes with regret the death of Ivan Sag (Stanford University) on September 10, 2013.  Sag had been an LSA member since 1972, was a Life Member, and was an LSA Fellow, Class of 2008.  Read more …


CoLang 2014, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research (formerly InField), will occur in June and July 2014, hosted by The University of Texas at Arlington, with&n


A recent study provides the first empirical evidence to show that active and engaged television viewing can help to accelerate language change.


The Executive Committee of the LSA has just approved the appointment of Drs.


We are pleased to announce the new class of LSA Fellows, to be inducted at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. This honor is awarded to LSA members "who have made distinguished contributions to the discipline of linguistics." The 2014 class is as follows:


The New York Times recently published an article discussing the challenges of funding open access for scientific research.  The LSA has made great advances in this direction in recent months, and its en


Ray Jackendoff, Seth Merrin professor of humanities, professor of philosophy and co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, is the 2014 recipient of the David E. Rumelhart Prize, the premier award in the field of cognitive science.


The LSA will entertain proposals for satellite workshops to be held immediately before or after the LSA’s 2015 Annual Meeting, which will be held in San Francisco, California from January 8-11.


Professor Mary Dalrymple (University of Oxford) has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Professor Dalrymple's research centres mainly on syntax, the syntax-semantics interface and semantics.


The LSA is seeking an individual to represent the Society as a liaison to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) at ACTFL’s annual meeting in Orlando from November 22-24, 2013.  The Liaison will be expected to attend the ACTFL Assembly of Delegates, which nor


Nearly 600 linguistic scholars and students from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Ann Arbor, Michigan next week for a month-long program of courses, lectures, workshops, professional development, social activities, and more.