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


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 "


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.


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:


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: 


Notice of the passing of Deborah Schiffrin


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.


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


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).


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.


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.


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


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,


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


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


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.


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. 


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


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):