Language unites and divides us. It amuses and mystifies us.


The LSA is delighted to announce that our Executive Committee has approved a proposal by the University of Oregon to host our 2025 Linguistic Institute.  Originally planned for 2023, the Institute was postponed until 2025 due to the postponement of the UMass Institute caused by the


The 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 un


The LSA has published the fifth volume of its Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America.  This is a periodical publication containing articles developed from talks and posters presented at the LSA Annual Meeting, which since 1924 has been one of the premier gatherin


The LSA is pleased to announce our latest initiative aimed at bringing a greater degree of diversity to the linguistics community.


Nominations are being accepted through April 13 for service on the LSA's open and appointed committees.


The LSA is open for business and stands ready to assist members and the broader linguistics community as always.


The LSA is pleased to issue its seventh 


Please join the LSA in congratulating member Amir Zeldes (Georgetown University), pictured at right, and his team on being given a Digital Humanities Award for Best Tool or Suite of Tools for building and publishing the Coptic Dictionary Online.


The Program Committee of the LSA is accepting proposals for Organized Sessions to be held at the


The Nominating Committee of the LSA is soliciting nominations for the Vice President/President-Elect and members at-large of the Executive Committee (EC), including self-nominations.


The LSA is delighted to announce that registration is now open for the Institute on Collaborative Language Research in 2020 (CoLang 2020), which will be hosted by the University of Montana in collaboration with


Are you enthusiastic about linguistics and eager to share your enthusiasm with a wider audience, but not sure how to get started?  Our panel of veteran podcasters will share their experience, including technical, journalistic and promotional best practices.   There will be ample ti


The LSA is proud to sponsor Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 30, the premier North American conference on semantics as a part of linguistic theory.  The 30th SALT will be hosted by Cornell Unive


The LSA is pleased to announce that LSA Member William Labov has been awarded The Talcott Parsons Prize for distinguished and original contributions to the social sciences.


The webinar will take place on Friday, February 28 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time.  Click here to find out more and to register.


The LSA is pleased to announce that LSA Member Lise Dobrin has been awarded a year-long National Endowment from the Humanities-Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publication.


The LSA is pleased to announce that the Universal Scripts Project, led by long-time LSA member Deborah Anderson, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


The LSA is delighted to announce its newest member benefit: an online Distance Mentoring Facility which will enable LSA members to identify themselves as mentees, mentors, or both, with specific areas of scholarly and professional concern, and to search the LSA member directory for a mentoring pa


CoLang 2020 and the Linguistic Society of America are delighted to announce that scholarship applications are being accepted for CoLang2020, hosted by the University of Montana in