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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: International Conference of the German Association for Semiotic Studies, Section: Media & Language

Short Title: DGS
Location: Tübingen, Germany
Start Date: 23-Sep-2014 - 27-Sep-2014
Contact: Daniel Rellstab
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.semiotik.eu/index.php?id=740,30
Meeting Description: Section 'Media & Language' will take place at the 14th International Conference of the German Association for Semiotic Studies (DGS) with the following theme:

'Discourse and Delineation / Discourse on the Border: Constructing and Breaking Taboos'

Heads of the Section:

Ellen Fricke (TU Chemnitz, Germany)
Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Roland Posner (TU Berlin, Germany)
Daniel Rellstab (University of Vaasa, Finland)
Linguistic Subfield: Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis
LL Issue: 24.4757

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