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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: American Name Society Panel at MLA Annual Convention 2015

Short Title: ANS at MLA 2015
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Start Date: 08-Jan-2015 - 11-Jan-2015
Contact: Carol Lombard
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Meeting URL: http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ans/
Meeting Description: In conjunction with the Modern Languages Association (MLA), the American Name Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the ANS panel at the MLA Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) 8-11 January, 2015. The theme for our 2015 panel will be “Names in Works of Fantasy and Science-Fiction”.
Linguistic Subfield: Ling & Literature
LL Issue: 25.157

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