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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: 24th Conference on Spanish in the United States and 9th Conference on Spanish in Contact with Other Languages

      
Short Title: SIUS
Location: McAllen, Texas, USA
Start Date: 06-Mar-2013 - 09-Mar-2013
Contact: José Esteban Hernández
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://spanishintheus.org/
Meeting Description: The University of Texas Pan American
24th Conference on Spanish in the United States and 9th Conference on Spanish in Contact with Other Languages
March 6-9, 2013
Casa de Palmas Hotel
McAllen, Texas

Conference Theme:

Language Contact, Conflict, and Confluence at the Edge of the Nation

Plenary Speakers:

Ana Maria Carvalho, University of Arizona
Jennifer Leeman, US Census Bureau/George Mason University
Rena Torres Cacoullos, Pennsylvania State University
Pablo Vila, Temple University
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Spanish
LL Issue: 23.3883


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