"Syntactic Variation and Auxiliary Contraction: The Surprising Case of Scots," by Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock, and Jennifer Smith, will appear in Volume 95, Number 3 (September 2019) of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.  It is


The LSA regrets to announce the recent passing of LSA Member Michael Montgomery. Michael Bryant Montgomery, age 69, of Lexington, SC, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. 


We are delighted to announce that the LSA Executive Committee has approved revisions to the LSA's Ethics Statement, incorporating comments from LSA members and other interested parties.


The LSA is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the NSF focused on the the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Linguistics. The NSF-sponsored project involves the formation of a Faculty Learning Community on SoTL for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Mark your calendars now for the next in the LSA's series of


The LSA is pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of The Five-Minute Linguist, sales of which benefit the Society.  Edited by LSA members Walt Wolfram and Caroline Myrick, The Five-Minute Linguist aims to provide a fun, reader-friendly intro


The LSA is now soliciting nominations for the C. L. Baker Award. This is a new award, intended to honor the legacy of the late C. L. Baker (1939-1997) and funded by a generous gift from his family.


The LSA's Long-Range Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 includes as one of its goals and objectives to "support linguistics undergraduates in exploring the full range of professional and research opportunities a


The LSA is delighted to announce that our newest platinum open-access publication, Phonological Data and Analysis


The LSA is delighted to announce an addition to its roster of Honors and Awards: the LSA Mentoring Award.  Instituted in 2019, this award recognizes the work of individuals who, or organizations that, have exhib


The LSA is delighted to share the news that LSA member and former Sag Fellow at the LSA's 2017 Linguistic Institute Jamaal Muwwakkil (University of California, Santa Barbara)


The LSA reports with regret the recent deaths of three longtime members:  Michael Clark Lambert McOmber, Nils Hasselmo, and Petr Sgall. 


First time submitting an abstract for the LSA Annual Meeting?  Not sure how to format your abstract or how to submit it?  


The LSA will hold elections this fall for Officers, at-large members of the Executive Committee, and Co-Editor of Language, and on proposed amendments to the Bylaws of the LSA.


The LSA is pleased to welcome our newest summer intern, Shane Taylor.


We are delighted to announce that the LSA Executive Committee has approved a final version of the LSA Statement on Race, incorporating comments from LSA members and other interested parties. 


The LSA offers a year's free membership to recent recipients of the Ph.D., in recognition of their scholarly achievements as well as the economic hardship faced by many new degree holders.


LSA President Brian Joseph submitted comments earlier this week to Arthur (Skip) Lupia, Head of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate at


This webinar will focus on the skills necessary to make the switch to tech, the linguistics subfields that are in demand currently and the sometimes surprising ways in which linguists use their training in related tech fields.


This webinar introduces PennController for IBEX, a new platform for online experiment design.