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Join the editor of Language, Andries Coetzee, and the associate editors of the Language and Public Policy (LPP) section, Patricia Cukor-Avila and Vaidehi Ramanathan, for a discussion about LPP issues and its place in the journal.  The overall aim of this section is to raise awareness of the role that linguistics plays in our collective understanding of public issues that have strong policy implications.  
Join the authors of “Toward Racial Justice in Linguistics: Interdisciplinary Insights into Theorizing Race in the Discipline and Diversifying the Profession” (Language, Volume 96, Number 4 (December 2020)) and several of the authors of the paper responses for a webinar about the paper and response process with an emphasis on the next steps towards greater racial justice in linguistics.
Summary The Linguistic Society of America values the open sharing of scholarship, and encourages the fair review of Open Scholarship in hiring, tenure, promotion, and awards. The LSA encourages scholars, departments, and evaluation committees to actively place value on Open Scholarship in their evaluation process with the aim of encouraging greater accessibility, distribution, and use of linguistic research.
How do I choose a program? First, you want to ask yourself what topic(s) in linguistics have motivated you to pursue a graduate degree. Think about what classes you have particularly enjoyed as well as what research topics have garnered your greatest curiosity. These are likely the topics that drive your interest.
Learn about the launch of Language Revitalization and Documentation, a new section of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.  The new section will build upon the existing base of knowledge to serve as a new venue for peer-reviewed research articles in language revitalization and documentation.
This 75-minute webinar will provide a brief introduction to social media, with a particular focus on Linguist Twitter. Attendees will come away with an overview of some of the benefits and pitfalls of social media, as well as pointers for social media etiquette. We will discuss how social media can benefit your research, teaching, networking, and community building.

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