Recent LSA News


The LSA is delighted to announce that Allyson Waller has been selected as this year's recipient of our Linguistics Journalism Award.


The National Endowment for the Humanities announced earlier this week a grant award of $227,420 to the LSA as part of its Media Projects Productio


The LSA is delighted to announce that seven of the field's leading linguists have been elected Fellows of the LSA. They will be inducted in a ceremony at the 

Linguistics in the News


The LSA has just learned of the death of Zdenek “Denny” Salzmann, which occurred earlier this Spring. Dr. Salzman was a Life Member of the LSA, having first joined in 1949.


The LSA regrets to announce the passing of Lila R.


The LSA congratulates its members on their recent elections to the Academia Europaea!

Media Resources


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.


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