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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: Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies

Short Title: Endnotes 2014
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Start Date: 16-May-2014 - 17-May-2014
Contact: Dorota Lockyer
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Meeting URL: http://endnotes2014.wordpress.com
Meeting Description: 'Strangely Familiar' is the organizing theme for Endnotes 2014, the annual graduate conference of the Department of English at the University of British Columbia. This conference invites you to consider the 'strangely familiar' in literary, language, and interdisciplinary contexts.

Keynotes: Glenn Deer (UBC) and Laurel Brinton (UBC)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Philosophy of Language; Semantics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.4876

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