Recent LSA News


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.


The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) has since its founding been committed to the study and preservation of Native American languages and cultures and recognizes its indebtedness to Native American communities for advancing the


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

Linguistics in the News


The LSA is happy to report that numerous former and current LSA members are taking part in ABRALIN ao Vivo - Linguistics Online, an online series of linguistics talks.


Please join the LSA in congratulating recently elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Dan Jurafsky (Stanford University), Wendy Sandler (University of Haifa), and Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University).


The LSA is pleased to announce that LSA Member Michael Obiri-Yeboah has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation

Media Resources


The LSA Media Experts Database provides contact information for more than 50 experts, from all fields of linguistics, who are available to talk with the media.


Please contact LSA Executive Director Alyson Reed for LSA interview requests, linguistic news announcements, and other media communications.

For urgent inquiries, please call Ms. Reed at 202-835-1714.


The LSA periodically issues news releases about research findings published in its journal Language, newsworthy research being presented at its Annual Meeting, the election of new leadership, and other items of int