The LSA regrets to report that John J.


The LSA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the organizers of the


The LSA Executive Committee has now completed the process* of appointing the membership of two new task forces focused on concerns raised by the linguistics community about its media experts list and its procedures for sanctioning members for professional misconduct.


Please join us for "Creating More Just and Inlusive Learning Experinces," the second in a planned series of webinars on


The LSA regrets to report that Geoffrey Nunberg, a linguist well known for his general audience publications and his regular radio commentaries on NPR’s Fresh Air, died on August 11 at his home in San Francisco. 

This is the first in a planned series of LSA webinars on "Racial Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Linguistics Curriculum."  Please watch LSA communications for notifications about upcoming webinars.

Please join us on Friday, August 21 for the newest in the LSA's "Meet the Authors" webinars showcasing research from our flagship journal, Language.  The webinar will take place from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM U.S.


The LSA is seeking new images to use in all parts of our website.  We are especially interested in high-resolution images that show linguists at work:  in the lab, using equipment, in the field,


We are excited to announce that the Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT30) conference will be held virtually from August 17-20, 2020.  Registration is required, but a free registration option is


The LSA Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation (CELP) is sponsoring an initiative, led by Kate Lindsey ([email protected]) and Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada ([email protected]), to assist in the digitization, archiving, and processing of endangered language data


The LSA regrets to report the July 17, 2020 death of Michael Silverstein (University of Chicago). Michael joined the LSA in 1963 and was a Life Member.


The following letter was disseminated to LSA members on Friday, July 17th.


The following statement was emailed to all current members on July 8, 2020.

We on the LSA Executive Committee feel it is important at this time to affirm some of our shared values.


Currently, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) is calling for the inclusion of a provision in the next coronavirus relief bill to establish a Native American Language Resource Center (NALRC) to support Native American language education schools and programs heavily effected by COVID-19.


The June issue of Language is available online at Project MUSE.


The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our normal way of life, and we at the LSA are acutely aware that many of our members will be facing unprecedented challenges during the coming months and years, ranging from withdrawal of institutional support, to postponement or derailment of educational or care


The LSA Executive Committee issued the following statement earlier this week:

The following statement on the Novel Coronavirus and Its Effects was prepared by LSA Past President Brian Joseph and approved by the LSA Executive Committee in May, 2020.