Recent LSA News

05/06/2021

The LSA regrets to announce the death of emeritus Professor Victor Golla, a talented and well-known historical linguist who contributed to several fields of linguistics, including decades of work toward the scholarship of Native American languages.

05/05/2021

The LSA is honored to be the recipient of a major bequest from the estate of the late LSA member Geoff Nunberg (1945-2020).

05/04/2021

At its recent meeting, the LSA Executive Committee approved the following statement:

Linguistics in the News

05/04/2021

Congratulations to LSA member Emily R. Lake, a Doctoral Candidate in Linguistics at Stanford University, on the receipt of a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2021.

04/26/2021

The LSA congratulates its members and colleagues on their recent election to two of the most prestigious academies in the United States: The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S). 

02/23/2021

The LSA's Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics (COGEL), in collaboration with SALTED (the SALT Equity & Diversity committee), have developed a guidebook for conference organizers in l

Media Resources

06/01/2020

The LSA Media Experts Database provides journalists with access to a range of expertise from all fields of linguistics, from linguists who are available to talk with the media.

09/21/2012

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.

09/21/2012

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