08/29/2017

In response to events in Charlottesville, VA and elsewhere, the LSA has issued the following statement, adopted by the Executive Committee on Aug.

08/17/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Squires as the next Book Review Editor of our flagship journal, Language. Dr.

08/04/2017

The Society is pleased to announce the recipient of its 2017 award for Linguistics Journalism, Lane Greene. In 2016, Lane Greene took up the task of bringing the "

08/02/2017

The LSA is saddened to learn of the passing of Delia Graff Fara. She was an eminent philosopher of language who made exceptional contributions to her field.

07/31/2017

The Linguistic Society of America is proud to announce that eight of the field's leading linguists have been named to the newest class of LSA Fellows:

07/21/2017

The LSA has learned with regret of the July 20, 2017 death of former LSA member Deborah Schiffrin (Georgetown University). 

See below for an announcement from the Georgetown University Linguistics Department: 

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Notice of the passing of Deborah Schiffrin

07/14/2017

On behalf of the CoLang Advisory Circle, the LSA is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals to host the 2020 instance of CoLang: The Institute for Collaborative Language Research.

07/12/2017

The LSA is pleased to publish the third article in its continuing series on "This (Time) in Linguistics History." The latest article, by Julia Falk, celebrates the150th Anni

06/28/2017

Linguists love humor, but can we practice what we study? The LSA is looking for member contributions to our "Friday Funny" series on Facebook ("Linguistic Society of America") and Twitter (@LingSocAm).

06/19/2017

The LSA regrets to share news of the passing of Kazuko Inoue in May. After discovering generative grammar at the LSA Summer Institute in 1960, she became one of the leading generative linguists in Japan.

06/19/2017

The LSA is saddened to report the passing of Henk Schultink this past January. Dr. Schultink, an LSA Life Member since 1952, was one of the leading figures in Dutch Linguistics.

06/01/2017

The Program Committee of the LSA is accepting abstracts for poster and paper presentations for the 2018 Annual Meeting, which will be held from January 4-7 at the

05/18/2017

The Society has signed a statement, along with more than 50 allied institutions and societies, expressing opposition toward the potential impact of supplemental questions for visa applicants as announced in the 82 Federal Register 20956 on May 4,

05/17/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce the winner of our March for Science Slogan Contest: "Linguists Unite: Our Active Voice Will Be Heard!" The winning entry was submitted by Jonas Wittke, a graduate student in the Rice University Department of

05/03/2017

The LSA is recruiting participants for its Membership Consultancy Group, a body of volunteers which discusses ways to increase the LSA’s recruitment of new members and its retention of existing ones.  The Membership Consultancy Group will meet monthly to propose and discuss possible new memb

05/02/2017

The LSA and its allies have succeeded in advancing federal support for language and linguistics research as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act, including funds for NSF, NEH and Fulbright/Hays.

04/26/2017

The Linguistic Society of America is hosting a webinar for linguistics scholars focused on applying for the National Science Foundation’s  Graduate Research Fellowships.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 10 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM US EDT. 

04/14/2017

The LSA is accepting nominations for the Linguistics Journalism Award, which honors the journalist whose work best represents linguistics during the 12-month consideration period indicated in the call for nominations.  The award will be based on a single news story or body of work that refle

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