Recent LSA News

10/08/2021

The LSA is delighted to announce that the three winners of our annual Student Abstract Awards have been selected. 

10/08/2021

The LSA is delighted to announce that Kirby Conrod has been selected as the inaugural winner of the Arnold Zwicky Award. This award is intended to recognize the contributions of LGBTQ+ scholars in linguis

10/06/2021

Check out cutting-edge research from the LSA's flagship journal!  The latest issue includes articles on the roots of verbal meaning, using recursive programs for phonological analysis, lingua francas as lexical donors, the reconstruction of the evolution of Indo-European grammar, and mo

Linguistics in the News

09/28/2021

The LSA regrets to announce the passing of longtime LSA member Harriet Klein (Montclair State University and Stony Brook University).

09/23/2021

Two bills are currently pending in Congress that would enhance and expand support for Native American Language Revitalization. This past Spring, the U.S.

08/31/2021

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.

Media Resources

06/01/2020

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.

09/21/2012

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.

09/21/2012

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