"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
The 34th Annual Siouan and Caddoan Languages Conference will take place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison May 23-25, 2014. The Siouan and Caddoan Languages Conference is for anyone interested in the languages of the Siouan and Caddoan linguistic families. The conference has been held annually since 1981.