04/13/2017

Legislation is currently pending in the U.S. Congress that would reauthorize and/or appropriate funds for various federal programs to support Native American language revitalization efforts in current and future fiscal year(s):

04/07/2017

The LSA joins the ranks of 286 national organizations in calling on Congress to block cuts to scientific research and development proposed by the Trump Administration for FY2017 and FY2018.

04/03/2017

The Society has signed a statement issued by the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) in requesting a federal appropriation of $8 billion in FY2018 for the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read the statement [pdf] here.

03/28/2017

The LSA is seeking applications for the position of student intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the summer 2017 semester (June - August).LSA office staff 2015

03/24/2017

The LSA is delighted announce that it has reached an agreement with the principals of the Society for Computation in Linguistics (SCiL) under which the latter will co-locate its meetings with the LSA Annual Meeting every other year, beginning in 2018.  SCIL will join the American Dialect Soc

03/21/2017

The LSA is pleased to issue this formal call for slogans to be submitted in our contest, held in conjunction with the March for Science on April 22nd. Submissions are due no later than April 23, 2017.

03/10/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce the recipients of its fellowships to attend the 2017 Linguistic Institute at the University of Kentucky. The LSA administers the competitive applications for Institute Fellowships.

03/08/2017

The Society is pleased to announce it has executed a formal partnership with organizers of the April 22, 2017 event, to be held on Earth Day in Washington, DC and other locations around the world.

03/08/2017

The LSA's "Linguistics Beyond Academia" Special Interest Group invites you to join us for a professional development webinar focused on LinkedIn.

03/07/2017

Registration for the 27th Annual Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) Conference is now available on the LSA website.   The conference will be held from May 12-14 at the University

03/06/2017

The LSA is pleased to announce that Yining Nie is the recipient of its prestigious Bloch Fellowship, the top student award offered to members of the LSA.

03/02/2017

Language invites responses to Mufwene article (Deadline: June 15, 2017)

02/27/2017

There are many meaningful ways to take action in support of the Society's advocacy agenda. Here is a preliminary round-up.

02/24/2017

The LSA hosted a booth at Family Science Days at the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Boston, MA to entice young scientists into the field of linguistics.

02/24/2017

According to a new report from the Linguistic Society of America, linguistics as a discipline may be less female-dominated than before.

02/23/2017

The LSA is pleased to launch a new feature, “This (time) in Linguistics History” to be published on a periodic basis via the LSA website. We invite LSA members to submit their ideas and contributions for future history features.

02/08/2017

Check out this month's LSA Member Spotlight: Lise Dobrin (University of Virginia), whose work places her at the intersection of Linguistics and Anthropolo

02/08/2017

Members of the LSA recently voted to approve a Resolution on the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Sioux Nations at Standing Rock.  The Resolution was first drafted as a statement by members of the LSA's Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservatio

02/07/2017

You can read the current set of testimonials on our website and help us spread the word to others impacted by this policy, which is currently being contested in US courts

02/03/2017

Earlier today, the LSA Executive Committee approved the statement below, as a follow-up to its earlier action this week, to endorse a statement by over 160 scientific societies in oppositio

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