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The LSA is a founding member of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA), a coalition of organizations that advocates for federal funding for humanities research, teaching, programming, and preservation and access. The field of linguistics is multi-dsciplinary and is informed by humanities, social science, and natural science research.
Resource List Building Capacity in Linguistics and Endangered Languages at TCUs   Linguistics Burton, Strang, Rose-Marie Déchaine, and Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson. Linguistics for Dummies. Toronto: J. Wiley & Sons Canada, 2012.
The LSA hosted a free webinar about a range of linguistics-related careers, organized by the Special Interest Group (SIG) on Linguistics Beyond Academia, on April 23, 2016. 
In 2016, the LSA continued its ongoing programs and services on behalf of its mission: to advance the scientific study of language. Highlights of new and expanded activities are outlined below: Scholarships, Professorships, Honors & Awards
In an effort to document demographic changes in the academic linguistics community, the LSA has commissioned an annual report detailing information about job titles, students, degrees awarded, average salaries, and more. The report offers information about trends in student enrollment and employment by industry.

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