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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: 5th Biennial Meeting of the Rice Linguistics Society: Language, Culture, and Cognition

Short Title: RLS 5
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Start Date: 08-Feb-2013 - 09-Feb-2013
Contact: Bethany Townsend
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Meeting URL: http://rls.rice.edu
Meeting Description: The 5th Biennial Meeting of the Rice Linguistics Society will be held February 8 and February 9 in Houston, Texas. The theme for this year’s meeting is ‘Language, Culture, and Cognition’.

Invited Speaker: Daniel Everett (Bentley University)

Rice Linguistics Society (RLS) is a student-run organization closely affiliated with the Department of Linguistics at Rice University.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.4720

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