The LSA is pleased to issue the official call for applications to students interested in attending its Annual Meeting via the CEDL Travel Award program. The travel awards are sponsored by the LSA's Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL).


The LSA regretfully reports that emeritus professor Gary Holland of UC Berkeley has passed away earlier last week.

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We are delighted to announce that Raul Aranovich and Georgia Zellou, the Co-Directors of the LSA's 2019 Linguistic Institute at the University of California, Davis, will be inducted as Fellows of the LSA during a ceremony at the LSA's Annual Business Meeting at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside on Friday, January 3.  They will join the remaining LS

The LSA is delighted to announce that its Executive Committee (EC) has approved the creation of a new Natives4Linguistics Special Interest Group (SIG), which is open to all LSA members. The development of this SIG emerged from needs identified by the participants of the Nattives4Linguistics satellite workshop*, which brought Native American linguists and community scholars to the 2018 LSA Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, to discuss and prom

The LSA joined the leadership of colleague scholarly societies in expressing strong concerns about recent actions by the US Department of Education to interfere with curriculum decisions made by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, a Title VI National Resource Center.

The LSA is delighted to announce that nine of the field's leading linguists have been elected Fellows of the LSA.   They will be inducted in a ceremony at the LSA Annual Meeting on Friday, January 3, 2020. 

The LSA is delighted to announce that its Executive Committee has recently approved the establishment of a new Committee on LGBTQ+ [Z] Issues in Linguistics (COZIL).  The committee is an outgrowth of the LSA Special Interest Group (SIG) on the same topic.  The "Z" in the committee's name refers to the collective LGBTQ+ community.

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