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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: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group of the the Modern Language Association Annual Convention

Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Start Date: 09-Jan-2014 - 12-Jan-2014
Contact: Andrea Perez Mukdsi
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://commons.mla.org/groups/comparative-romance-linguistics/forum/topic/call-for-papers-in-comparative-romance-linuistics/
Meeting Description: Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. MLA members host an annual convention and conference, work with related organizations, and sustain one of the finest publishing programs. For over a hundred years, members have worked to strengthen the study of language and literature.

For more information: http://www.mla.org/convention
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Romance
LL Issue: 24.1319

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