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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: 10th Annual Martin Luther King Day Linguistics Symposium
Short Title: MLK 2013
Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Start Date: 19-Jan-2013 - 20-Jan-2013
Contact: Brian Joseph
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The topic of this year's annual symposium around Martin Luther King Day is 'Indo-European Linguistics', and the symposium features mostly papers by local Ohio State University students, graduates, and faculty, as well as a few others by linguists at neighboring schools, and a keynote address by Craig Melchert of UCLA.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Indo-European
LL Issue: 24.20

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