Linguistics Society of Southern Africa
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The Linguistic Society of Southern Africa is a scholary society of linguists whose research foci are the languages of the southern African region. The aims of the society are to promote, in southern Africa, studies and research in linguistics; establish contact with a professional journal and other publications. Fields that are covered by the society are:

Applied Linguistics
Language practices

What do you get as a member of the LSSA?
- subscription to the SALALS journal
- notices of conferences and meetings as part of LSSA mailing list
- the LSSA newsletter
- you get an opportunity to support young linguists (with funding for the annual conference as well as the the young linguist award)
- from 2015 you receive a reduction in conference fees at the annual SAALA/SAALT/LSSA conference

New members can complete the form on the 'Submit application' page. Make sure the 'New membership' option is chosen.