Each year, the President of the LSA has the honor of delivering the Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting. Click here to view available titles, abstracts and links to the addresses as published articles in Language

2018 Penelope Eckert
2017 Larry Hyman
2016 Alice C.Harris
2015 John R. Rickford
2014 Joan Maling 
2013 Ellen Kaisse 
2012 Keren Rice 

2011 Sandra Chung
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2009 Sarah Thomason 
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2008 Ellen Prince (1944-2010)
2007 Stephen R. Anderson 
2006 Sally McConnell-Ginet 
2005 Mark Aronoff 
2004 Joan Bybee
2003 Ray Jackendoff 
2002 Frederick J. Newmeyer
2001 Walt Wolfram
2000 David Perlmutter
1999 Joan Bresnan
1998 D. Terence Langendoen
1997 Janet D. Fodor
1996 James D. McCawley (1938-1999)Brand Promotion J Brand J Promotion J Brand Promotion Promotion Uq5xp
1995 Emmon Bach (1929-2014)
1994 Kenneth L. Hale (1934-2001)
1993 Lila R. Gleitman
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1992 Arnold M. Zwicky
1991 Charles J. Fillmore (1929-2014)
1990 Robert P. Austerlitz (1923-1994) 
1989 William O. Bright (1928-2006)
1988 Calvert Watkins (1933-2013) 
1987 Elizabeth C. Traugott
1986 Barbara H. Partee
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1985 Victoria A. Fromkin (1923-2000) 
1984 Henry Kahane (1902-1992)
1983 Arthur S. Abramson (1925-2017)
1982 Dell H. Hymes (1927-2009)
1981 Fred W. Householder (1913-1994)
1980 Ilse Lehiste (1922-2010)
1979 William Labov
1978 Peter Ladefoged (1925-2006)
1977 Joseph H. Greenberg (1915-2001)
1976 Rulon S. Wells (1919-2008)
1975 Thomas A. Sebeok (1920-2001) 
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1973 Winfred P. Lehmann (1916-2007)
1972 Dwight L. Bolinger (1907-1992)
1971 Eric P. Hamp
1970 Charles A. Ferguson (1921-1998)
1969 Archibald A. Hill (1902-1992)
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1967 William G. Moulton (1907-2000)
1966 J Milton Cowan (1907-1993)
1965 Yakov Malkiel (1914-1998)
1964 Charles Hockett (1916-2000)
1963 Mary R. Haas (1910-1996)
1962 Albert H. Marckwardt (1903-1975) 
1961 Kenneth L. Pike (1912-2000)
1960 George L. Trager (1906-1992)
1959 Harry Hoijer (1904-1976) 
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1957 W. Freeman Twaddell (1906-1982)
1956 Roman Jakobson (1896-1982)
1955 Zellig Harris (1909-1992) 
1954 Charles F. Voegelin (1906-1986)
1953 Bernard Bloch (1907-1965)
1952 George S. Lane (1902-1981)
1951 Joshua Whatmough (1897-1964)
1950 Einar Haugen (1906-1994)
1949 Murray B. Emeneau (1904-2005)
1948 Hayward Keniston (1883-1970)
1947 Albrecht Goetze (1897-1971)
1946 E. Adelaide Hahn (1893-1967)
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1945 Y. R. Chao (1892-1982) 
1944 Kemp Malone (1889-1971)
1943 Fred N. Robinson (1871-1966)
1942 Hans Kurath (1891-1992)
1941 Roland G. Kent (1877-1952)
1940 A. L. Kroeber (1876-1960)
1939 Charles C. Fries (1887-1967)
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1938 Louis H. Gray (1875-1955)
1937 Carl D. Buck (1866-1955)
1936 George T. Flom (1871-1960)
1935 Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949)
1934 Franklin Edgerton (1885-1963)
1933 Edward Sapir (1884-1939)
1932 George Melville Bolling (1871-1963)
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1931 Edgar Howard Sturtevant (1875-1952)
1930 Eduard Prokosch (1876-1938)
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1929 Charles H. Grandgent(1862-1939)
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1927 Carl D. Buck (1866-1955)
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1925 Hermann Collitz (1855-1935)