The LSA is delighted to announce the endowment of two new awards through a major gift made by LSA Life Member Robert Vago (Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY).


Please join us on Wednesday, January 6 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Pacific Time (4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern) for an event, co-sponsored by the LSA, to present the Talcott Parsons Prize to pioneering linguist William Labov for his distinguished and or


The LSA is delighted to announce the following awards for 2021.  Additional awards will be announced as determinations are made.  Recipients will be recognized at a virtual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 13 from 5;00 - 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. 


The LSA is delighted to announce that three of its members have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancemet of Science (AAAS).   AAAS Fellows are elected each ye


The LSA is pleased to issue the official call for applications to students interested in attending the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting via the CEDL Registration Award program.


Registration is available beginning Tuesday, November 17 for the LSA's 2021 Annual Meeting, which will take place virtually from January 7-10, 2021, with ancillary events taking place, also virtually, outside the four days of the meeting. 

The LSA has made the difficult decision, after consulting with the Five-Minute Lingui

The LSA is delighted to announce the results of the just-concluded elections for LSA officers and Executive Committee members.


Thanks to all who attended the LSA's first-ever Community Dialogue event on Monday, October 26!  Please click the links below to view the recording of the event or follow the real-time chat.


The LSA’s biennial summer Linguistic Institute, originally scheduled to be held at UMass Amherst in 2021, has now been postponed until the summer of 2023.


Please save the date and plan to attend this virtual event on October, 26, 2020 from 3:45 - 5:00 pm ET.


The editorial team of Language is inviting responses to the next Perspectives target article. The Perspectives section of Language publishes target articles on topics of general interest in linguistics.

This 75-minute webinar will provide a brief introduction to social media, with a particular focus on Linguist Twitter.

The LSA regrets to announce the death of Margaret Reynolds, who served the LSA for over thirty years in various capacities, concluding her service a


The September 2020 issue of Language is available online at Project MUSE.


The LSA's Executive Director, Alyson Reed, and Secretary-Treasurer, Lenore Grenoble, sent the following email to LSA members on September 17, 2020:



The webinar took place on Friday. September 25 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM US Eastern Time.

View a recording of the webinar.


We are happy to announce that the LSA 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually. The dates will be the same as previously scheduled: January 7-10.  Please watch this space during the coming


Join us on Tuesday, September 22 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time

Recording of the webinar