"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
We are pleased to invite you to participate to the 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference to be held in Paris, in August 28-30 2014. The conference strives to provide meaningful coverage on current trends on all aspects of Nuba Mountain languages. It will focus on descriptive linguistics, comparative linguistics and anthropology.
Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology