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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: Discourse, Athabaskan, Multiliteracies

Author: Workshop on Procedures in Discourse Interpretation

FYI Body: EUROLAN'99 Workshop

Procedures in Discourse Interpretation

held as part of EUROLAN'99
July 19/31
A.I. Cuza University
Iasi - Romania



* Abstract submission deadline: May 23
* Notification of acceptance: June 6
* Camera ready papers due: June 27

Giacomo Ferrari - ferrari@zeus.vc.unipmn.i
Malvina Nissim - nissim@ling.unipi.i
Andrea Sanso' - sanso@ling.unipi.i
Claudia Soria - soria@ling.unipi.i

Feel free to contact us for any further information needed.

The organizers of the 1999 Athabaskan Language Conference have
recently reached an informal agreement wth UNM Press to publish a
selection of the papers from this year's conference. The focus of the
book will be language retention, maintenance and revitalization in
Athabaskan communities.

In light of this recent agreement, the conference organizers have
extended the deadline for the submission of abstracts to this year's
conference. The new deadline is: MONDAY, APRIL 26.

Abstracts on language retention, maintenance and revitalization
programs are especially encouraged, along with abstracts on any other
aspect of Athabaskan languages and linguistics.

As before, abstracts may be e-mailed to:


or mailed to:

Athabaskan Conference
Department of Linguistics
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

or faxed to:


Information on conference registration and accomodation is available at:


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Jordan Lachler
Co-Organizer, 1999 Athabaskan Language Conference

The 4th English in Southeast Asia Conference (Topic: Developing
Multiliteracies in Southeast Asia) will be held at the National
Institute of Education, Singapore on 22-24 November 1999. Full
details are given in our website:


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