The LSA participated in the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival – the nation’s largest celebration of STEM – over the April 15-17 weekend in Washington, DC.


Learn more about the research interests of this recent Linguistic Institute Co-Director and former member of the LSA Program Committee, Alan Yu.


The LSA is pleased to offer a new webinar sponsored by the Special Interest Group on Linguistics Beyond Academia


The LSA is pleased to announce the recipients of its fellowships to attend the 2016 CoLang: The Institute for Collaborative Research, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.


The LSA's third Annual Report on the State of Linguistics in Higher Education (pdf) shows the growing popularity of the linguistics major at four-year colleges and universities based in


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. We ask nominators to provide a brief statement (ca.


Read this month's Member Spotlight to hear the latest from Ivy Hauser, Bloch Fellow and chair of the Committee on Student Interests and Concerns (COSIAC).


The LSA invites inquiries of interest and applications from members of the Society for the next Editor of Language, with an application deadline of March 30, 2016.  Potential applicants are encouraged to let the search committee know of their interest as soon as possible.


The LSA is pleased to provide a home for the trophy given to USA Team Red for its performance in the individual contest at the 2015 International Linguistics Olympiad.


Authors Will Chang, Chundra Cathcart, David Hall, and Andrew Garrett were presented with the Best Paper in Language


Learn more about the LSA's new Senior Associate Editor of Language, and her many other research interests in this month's Member Spotlight.


At the recent Business Meeting held at the LSA's 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the members present voted unanimously to elect the following individuals as Honorary Members of the Society.


In his speech entitled, Language and Linguistics on Trial: Hearing Vernacular Speakers in Courtrooms and Beyond, John R. Rickford (Stanford University), urged LSA members and linguists everywhere to engage with the criminal justice system to help speakers of vernacular languages.


The LSA reports with regret the December 28, 2015 death of former LSA member John Holm.  An obituary published by the New York Times is avaialble here.


The LSA's Executive Committee voted this week to support the "Guidelines for communicating rights to no


The LSA is pleased to announce that "Ancestry-constrained phylogenetic analysis supports the Indo-European steppe hypothesis," by Will Chang, Chundra Cathcart, David Hal


Read more about what this Bloch student fellow and former chair of the Committee on Student Issues and Concerns (COSIAC), Kristen Syrett, is up to these days.


The LSA's new guide draws on the diverse experiences of the "Linguistics for Everyone" group of LSA members who have organized public-facing events, programs and resources


The LSA is pleased to announce that Ms. Valerie Switzler is the recipient of its Excellence in Community Linguistics Award for 2016. The award will be presented at the Linguistic Society of America's 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, at a special ceremony on Saturday, Jan.


The LSA is pleased to announce a formal partnership with the Wiki Education Foundation to improve the quality of information about linguistics found on Wikipedia.