Recent LSA News


The LSA has published the fifth volume of its Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America.  This is a periodical publication containing articles developed from talks and posters presented at the LSA Annual Meeting, which since 1924 has been one of the premier gatherin


The LSA is pleased to announce our latest initiative aimed at bringing a greater degree of diversity to the linguistics community.


Nominations are being accepted for service on the LSA's open and appointed committees, and for the Executive Committee (EC), the LSA's governing body.

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.

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