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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: 7th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics

Short Title: WSS7
Location: Madison, WI, USA
Start Date: 03-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Contact: Sandro Sessarego
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/wss7_uwisconsin/
Meeting Description: 7th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
April 3-5, 2014

Keynote Speakers:

Sali A. Tagliamonte, University of Toronto
Armin Schwegler, University of California-Irvine
John M. Lipski, The Pennsylvania State University

Organizing Committee:

Sandro Sessarego, Chair
Fernando Tejedo, Co-chair
Grant Armstrong
Diana Frantzen
Rajiv Rao
Cathy Stafford
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.3905

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