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Founded in 1889, the American Dialect Society is dedicated to the study of the English language in North America, and of other languages, or dialects of other languages, influencing it or influenced by it.
ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 140,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
The Association for Computational Linguistics is THE international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation. The ACL journal, Computational Linguistics, continues to be the primary forum for research on computational linguistics and natural language processing.
CAL is a private, non-profit organization: a group of scholars and educators who use the findings of linguistics and related sciences in identifying and addressing language-related problems. CAL carries out a wide range of activities including research, teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information, design and development of instructional materials, technical assistance, conference planning, program evaluation, and policy analysis.
The IPA is the major as well as the oldest representative organisation for phoneticians. It was established in 1886 in Paris. The aim of the IPA is to promote the scientific study of phonetics and the various practical applications of that science.
Founded in 1924, LSA is the largest linguistic society in the world and welcomes linguists of all kinds. It is the only umbrella professional linguistics organization in the US, with over 5,000 individual and library members.
Founded in 1883 by teachers and scholars, the Modern Language Association promotes the study and teaching of language and literature. Includes a Language Studies division, with subdivisions on Language and Society, Language Theory, Applied Linguistics and Language Change.
SSILA was founded in December 1981 as the international scholarly organization representing American Indian linguistics, and was incorporated in 1997. Membership in SSILA is open to all those who are interested in the scientific study of the languages of the native peoples of North, Central and South America.