Recent LSA News


The LSA is pleased to announce that the Universal Scripts Project, led by long-time LSA member Deborah Anderson, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


The LSA is delighted to announce its newest member benefit: an online Distance Mentoring Facility which will enable LSA members to id


CoLang 2020 and the Linguistic Society of America are delighted to announce that scholarship applications are being accepted for CoLang2020, hosted by the University of Montana in

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


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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