The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of The Best of Language, an anthology of the most prominent and influential articles published in its quarterly journal from 1925 to 1985.


The LSA Executive Committee has approved a statement regarding a recent amendment to the National Science Foundation budget, saying that it requires an inappropriate level of micromanagement which se


[UPDATE 07/2016]: Please be advised that WILMA is currently in a state of transition and therefore no new mentoring relationships are being formed.


The LSA regrets to report the recent deaths of former (1988) LSA President Calvert Watkins on March 20, 2013, and of Life Member


The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) is accepting nominations for its prestigious Leonard Bloomfield Book Award, given annually for the volume which makes the most outstanding contribution to the development of our understanding of language and linguistics.


The LSA Exectuive Commitee has appointed Lise Dobrin to serve as its Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA).


With the publication of the March, 2013 issue of Language, the LSA’s premier journal takes a significant step forward in advancing its internet presence.


The registration and payment systems for the LSA 2013 Linguistic Institute are now open.


The membership of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) elected LSA Executive Director Alyson Reed to its Board of Directors at its annual business meeting on March 18th.


See remarks from the special presentation of the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award given to Victor Golla for the book "California Indian Languages" :


The LSA and the 2013 Linguistic Institute at the University of Michigan have awarded seventy-five Fellowships to attend the Institute, including the Bernard and Julia Bloch Fellowship, the James McCawley Fellowship, the Dictionary Society of North America Fellowship, and ten Rackham Diversity All


The LSA Executive Committee has appointed an ad-hoc committee to develop a new strategic plan for the Society.


The LSA Executive Committee has appointed David Lightfoot, of Georgetown University, to serve as its Publications Advisor for a term of five years.


The LSA is pleased to announce that the University of Chicago will serve as the host campus for the biennial Linguistic Institute, to be held July 6 - 31, 2015.


Student members of the LSA may apply online for Fellowships for the 2013 Linguistic Institute, which will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor from June 24 through July 19th.  The LSA's Linguistic Institutes are the premier gatherings


The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Stanley Dubinsky as the first Executive Editor of Language.


This LSA Media Advisory offers an overview of newsworthy research, awards, and related activities that took place at the Annual Meeting, including a series of joint sessions co-sponsored with the Modern Language Association (MLA).


The Linguistic Society of America will present the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award to California Indian Languages, by Victor Golla (University of California Press, 2011).


The Linguistic Society of America conducted elections for officers and Executive Committee members from September through November, 2012.


The Linguistic Society of America is pleased to announce the following awards, which will be presented in a ceremony preceding the Presidential Address on Saturday evening , January 5 at its Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.