Recent LSA News


The LSA is accepting nominations for its prestigious L


We are saddened to share the news of the death of Harold F. Schiffman, a long-time LSA Life Member and a distinguished linguist. In his memory, we share this obituary written by Professor Francis M. Hult.


Linguistics in the News


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting applications for the Public Scholars program.


LSA Fellow Salikoko S. Mufwene (University of Chicago) was elected to the American Philosophical Society on May 25, 2022.

Media Resources


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

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


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


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