Recent LSA News


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Following discussions from the 2017 Linguistic Institute and the 92nd Annual Meeting of the LSA in Salt Lake City, the Executive Committee has approved the establishment of a new Special interest Group dedicated to LGBTQ+ issues in Linguistics.The new SIG advocates for LGBTQ+ inclusion in Linguis


The LSA has learned with regret of the April 2, 2018, death of Life Member and former LSA President (1974) Morris Halle.

Linguistics in the News


The Linguistic Society of America wishes to congratulate members who have recently received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and grants from the


The Linguistic Society of America congratulates Lenore Grenoble and Charles Yang on their reception of Guggenheim Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


Late last night, Congress released a comprehensive spending deal that includes an increase of $3 million dollars for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the remainder of FY 2018.

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, newsworthy research being presented at its Annual Meeting, the election of new leadership, and other items of interest. This archive includes all LSA news releases since January 2008.