The current schedule of annual dues (until further notice) is as follows:

  • Regular individual membership: $60
  • Student/retired: $30

Commencing 2015, WORD will be published in partnership with Routledge, Taylor & Francis (R/T&F). The publication frequency will grow from 3 issues to 4 issues per year. The subscription rates for 2015 onwards will be reassessed. Members will have to renew their membership in January 2015 to receive the relaunched journal now to be published by R/T&F. Membership in the Association includes a subscription to WORD.

Please add $5.00 (per year) postage for countries other than the U.S. and Canada. Send a check or money order in U.S. funds payable to:

    The International Linguistic Association,
    P.O. Box 402, West Hempstead, New York 11552

Include your postal address AND, if possible, an e-mail address.

Or, join the membership of ILA on the ILA website, which includes a subscription to WORD.

Please email Ms Annika Wendt, Recording Secretary of ILA (email: for subscription/membership information. Changes of address and claims for missing issues may be sent to the same email address


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