Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States
The Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS) was founded in August 1974 by a group of linguists of the Great Lakes region. This was largely a reaction against the narrowing of the field following Noam Chomsky’s generative grammar theory. Its annual meetings are held at colleges and universities in both countries, from which volumes of proceedings are published under the title LACUS Forum.
- Newmeyer, Frederick J. 1986. Has There Been a 'Chomskyan Revolution' in Linguistics? Language Vol. 62, No. 1 pp. 1-18.