"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
GLOW in Asia offers a forum for presentation and discussion of advanced research in theoretical linguistics. Its conferences take place within Asia but attract participants from all over the world. After the successful GLOW in Asia IX at Mie University, Japan, we are pleased to announce that Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University will host GLOW in Asia X from May 24 to May 26, 2014.
General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology