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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: American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
         
Short Title: AAA Meeting
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Start Date: 20-Nov-2013 - 24-Nov-2013
Contact: Carla Fernandez
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/
Meeting Description: Flagship conference of the American Anthropological Association, including presentations by linguistic anthropologists and related fields. The 112th AAA Annual meeting will be held at the Chicago Hilton November 20-24, 2013 in Chicago IL. The 2013 annual meeting theme is Future Publics, Current Engagements.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.1088

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Desire and Identity (Inter)action
Personal Names and Social Identities
Troubling and (Re)making the Masculine Voice of Publics: Language Variation as a Semiotic Resource for Competing Masculinities

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