This event will be open for registration between 09/01/2021 and 12/15/2021.


The 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America will take place from January 6-9, 2022 at the:

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave.

Washington, DC 20009

A note on meeting format: The bulk of the annual meeting content will be presented in person. Attendees who are unable or unwilling to attend the in-person meeting will be offered a virtual alternative. Registration will open in September, 2021.

Quick Links

Call for Organized Session Proposals

Call for Poster and Paper Abstracts

Call for Abstracts for the Five-minute Linguist

Minicourses at the 2022 Annual Meeting

Pop-Up Mentoring at the Annual Meeting

Meeting Registration

Hotel Reservations

Sign Language Interpretation


Ever wondered what goes in to planning the LSA Annual Meeting?  Click here for answers to some FAQs on this topic. 

Call for Organized Session Proposals

Organized session proposals for the 2022 Annual Meeting are now closed (as of May 17, 2021). 

Call for Abstracts

Read the call for abstracts for posters and 20-minute papers for the 2022 Annual Meeting. Abstracts may be submitted through the LSA website from May 1 through June 30, 2021. 


More information about Annual Meeting minicourses will be available in the fall of 2021. 

Pop-Up Mentoring at the Annual Meeting

The Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP) is an initiative, launched by a subset of the LSA's Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL - this committee is now known as COGEL - the Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics), that travels around from conference to conference, giving anyone who is interested a chance to have a brief meeting with a mentor outside of their official support system. 

More information about Pop-Up Mentoring at the 2022 Annual Meeting will be available in fall 2021.

Meeting Registration


Preregistration for the 2022 Annual Meeting will be available from September 1 through mid-December, 2021. 

Preregistration fees will be posted in summer 2021.

Preregistrants may claim their conference badges and handbooks at the registration desk beginning on the afternoon of January 6. 

Note that preregistration fees are normally nonrefundable.

Onsite Registration

Onsite registration fees will be posted in summer 2021. 

Hotel Reservations

The Washington Hilton has reserved a block of rooms for those attending the 2022 Annual Meeting. The Hilton is one of Washington's largest and most iconic hotels, and is convenient to public transportation, major landmarks, and the innumerable dining and entertainment options offered by the nation's capital. Read more about why attendees should book with the LSA Room Block for the 2022 Annual Meeting.

Reservations will be available from September 1 through December 6, 2021. 

The special LSA room rates for the 2022 Annual Meeting are:

Standard Rooms

Single/Double:  $139/night

Triple:  $164/night

Quad: $189/nigt

The conference room rate will be honored, subject to availability, three days before and three days after the meeting. Note that availablility before the meeting may be limited.

Sign Language Interpretation

Attendees at the 2022 virtual meeting who need ASL/English interpretation must notify the LSA Secretariat and register for the meeting by early December, 2021. Presenters who plan to present in ASL must also notify the Secretariat by then in order to ensure that interpretation is provided. All requests should be sent to the Meetings Manager with the words "LSA 2022 Annual Meeting ASL Interpreting Request" in the subject line. Please include a list of LSA sessions and/or papers you expect to attend, including plenary addresses, the business meeting, and the Presidential Address. A meeting schedule will be available during the fall of 2021. All requests will be forwarded to the interpreter coordinator for the, who will identify qualified local interpreters, assist with scheduling, and handle day-to-day logistics concerning interpreting.

Support Sign Language Interpretation at the LSA



This event will be open for registration between 09/01/2021 and 12/15/2021.