Recent LSA News


The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern as part of our Secretariat staff team for the Fall 2021 semester (Sep - Dec*).

Written by Alicia Beckford Wassink, Edith Aldridge, Karen Zagona

On July 5th, the LSA announced the loss of LSA member Dr. Jiahui Huang (1991-2021), who was completing his graduate studies in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington in Seattle when his life was lost in a hiking accident on Mt. Rainier.


The LSA has a variety of Awards and Honors that highlight the achievement of its members, from promising students to established scholars, and several have nominations due later this month!

Linguistics in the News


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


The LSA is pleased to announce the establishment of its newest award, intended to recognize the contributions of LGBTQ+ scholars in Linguistics. Named for Arnold Zwicky, the first out LGBTQ+ President of the LSA, the award recipient will


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.

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