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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: Illinois Language and Linguistics Society 6

Short Title: ILLS 6
Location: Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA
Start Date: 04-Apr-2014 - 06-Apr-2014
Contact: Eun Hee Kim
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ills.linguistics.illinois.edu/index.html
Meeting Description: The 6th annual meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society will be held April 4-6, 2014 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ILLS is a graduate student conference open to all subfields of linguistics. In addition to the general conference and a Saturday poster session, this year's meeting will include a special session Saturday, April 5 on the topic of ‘Language and Technology'.

Invited Speakers:

Deryle Lonsdale (Brigham Young University)
Mark Hasegawa-Johnson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Paula Winke (Michigan State University)
Susan C. Herring (Indiana University)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.378

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