Recent LSA News


The LSA is proud to sponsor Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 30, the premier North American conference on semantics as a part of linguistic theory.  The 30th SALT will be hosted by Cornell Unive


The LSA is pleased to announce that LSA Member William Labov has been awarded The Talcott Parsons Prize for distinguished and original contributions to the social sciences.


The webinar will take place on Friday, February 28 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time.  Click here to find out more and to register.

Linguistics in the News


The LSA is extremely pleased to announce that The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Reauthorization Act was adopted by the US House of Representatives on December 9, 2019.


The LSA would like to congratulate four members, Jennifer Cole (Northwestern University), Suzanne Flynn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Allard Jongman (University of Kansas), and Dan Jurafsky (Stanford University) for being elected as

Media Resources


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 Media Experts Database provides contact information for more than 50 experts, from all fields of linguistics, 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