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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: 9th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association

Short Title: PLA
Location: West Lafayette, IN, USA
Start Date: 28-Mar-2014 - 29-Mar-2014
Contact: April Grotberg
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pla2006/
Meeting Description: The 2014 PLA Student Symposium endeavors to provide undergraduate,
graduate, and post-doctorate researchers from various linguistic fields an
opportunity to interact with those both inside and outside their respective
disciplines. The symposium general session, which will be held on Friday
afternoon and Saturday morning, spotlights original research by students in
various fields informed by linguistic theory. In addition to the general
session, on Saturday we will also host a special session, the theme of
which will be 'Experimental Methods in Linguistics'. The special session
will begin with an address by our keynote speaker, Dr. Gregory Ward of
Northwestern University.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.487

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