Recent LSA News


The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern as part of our Secretariat staff team for the Summer 2022 semester (June - August*).


The LSA is extremely pleased to announce the following recipients of funding awards to participate in CoLang 2022, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research, at the University of Montana later this


Join us Friday, April 8 at 12 p.m. Eastern for our next “Meet the Author” webinar with Lacey Wade. Dr. Wade will present her recent article published in Language entitled, “Experimental evidence for expectation-driven linguistic convergence.”

Linguistics in the News


LSA Members Christine Beier and Joe Pater have been awarded grants from the NEH and NSF, respectively.


Congratulations to LSA member Vera Gribanova (Stanford University), who is the sole linguist to receive the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship award for 2022.


The LSA regrets to announce the death of longtime member Byron W. Bender, which occured on 4 January 2020, but was not reported via LSA communications channels until this week.

Media Resources


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.


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