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Full Title: Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

      
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Start Date: 04-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Contact: Irmengard Rauch
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Friday/Saturday, April 4-5, 2014
The Faculty Club
University of California, Berkeley

Invited Speakers:

John Ole Askedal, University of Oslo
Erhard Hinrichs, University of Tübingen
Ekkehard König, University of Freiburg
Aditi Lahiri, University of Oxford
Anatoly Liberman, University of Minnesota

Lodging:

Reservations can be made at:

The Faculty Club
(510) 642-1993/(510)-540-5678
UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 94720

The Durant Hotel
(510)-845-8981
2600 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704

The Hotel Shattuck Plaza
(866)-257-5990
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Germanic
LL Issue: 25.24


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