For Linguists

Prepared for the Workshop on Building Capacity in Linguistics and Endangered Languages at TCUs January 5, 2017   Linguistics Burton, Strang, Rose-Marie Déchaine, and Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson. Linguistics for Dummies. Toronto: J. Wiley & Sons Canada, 2012.
On July 27, 2016, the LSA and its Special Interest Group on Linguistics Beyond Academia hosted a webinar presentation and panel discussion on Job Recruitment: The View from the Other Side of the Table. The webinar featured Melissa Reitkopp, an executive recruiter in the Washington D.C.
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
The LSA and its Special interest Group on Linguistics Beyond Academia had a webinar presentation and discussion with Melissa Reitkopp, an executive recruiter in the Washington D.C. area who specializes in professionals with advanced degrees (MS/MBA and PhD/MD).
This year the LSA Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) is awarding two student travel grants intended to increase the participation of ethnoracial minorities in the LSA*.
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.