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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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Full Title: 41st Linguistic Association of the Southwest

Location: Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Start Date: 11-Oct-2012 - 13-Oct-2012
Contact: Jens Clegg
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Meeting URL: http://new.ipfw.edu/departments/coas/depts/ilcs/lasso/
Meeting Description: 41st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest
October 11-13, 2012
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Sponsored by Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)

Conference theme: Are language borders expanding, evolving, or eroding?

LASSO Membership:

Participation in LASSO is a privilege of membership; this means that an individual must be a current member in order to present a paper and be listed in the conference program. You may fill out a membership form at the same time you register for the conference online. Membership includes a subscription to the Southwest Journal of Linguistics.

Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.2551

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