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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: Workshop: 'What Can We Do with 500 Billion Words?'
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Start Date: 18-Apr-2013 - 20-Apr-2013
Contact: Melody Dye
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://mypage.iu.edu/~meldye/workshop/
Meeting Description: The three-day workshop ‘What Can We Do with 500 Billion Words?’ will be held at Indiana University, Bloomington in April 2013. The goal of this workshop is to provide cognitive linguists and other usage-based theorists with the opportunity to share, learn about, and engage with pioneering techniques and methodologies in an interdisciplinary setting.

Confirmed Speakers:

Adele Goldberg, Princeton University
Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University
Mark Liberman, University of Pennsylvania
Michael Ramscar, University of Tubingen
Morten Christiansen, Cornell University
Aaron Blaisdell, UCLA
Ed Wasserman, University of Iowa
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.2965

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