AAAL is a professional society of scholars from over 50 countries worldwide. AAAL facilitates the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and understanding regarding language-related issues in order to improve the lives of individuals and conditions in society.
ICLA fosters and promotes research within the perspective of cognitive-functional linguistics, which subsumes different theoretical approaches that share the common idea that language is an integral part of cognition which reflects the interaction of cultural, psychological, communicative, and functional considerations.
LSA was founded in 1924 to advance the scientific study of language. LSA plays a critical role in supporting and disseminating linguistic scholarship both to professional linguists and to the general public.
MEA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of media ecology in educational, industry, political, civic, social, cultural, and artistic contexts, and the open exchange of ideas, information, and research among the Association’s members.
SIL is founded on the principle that communities should be able to pursue their social, cultural, political, economic and spiritual goals without sacrificing their ethnolinguistic identity. As a faith-based nonprofit organization, SIL works alongside language communities as they discover how to harness the power of their language to address challenges and reach their goals.