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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: 13th International Linguistics Conference in Northwest Mexico / XIII Encuentro Internacionl de Lingüística en el Noroeste de México

Short Title: XIII EILNM
Location: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Start Date: 12-Nov-2014 - 15-Nov-2014
Contact: Albert Alvarez
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.encuentrolinguistica.uson.mx
Meeting Description: Biennial conference intended as a space for the presentation of research results, work in progress and applications involving all major linguistic subfields, related cross-disciplinary areas. Topics may focus on theoretical, descriptive, methodological, documentary and applied aspects in the study of language and particular languages (especially indigenous languages of Mexico).

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Juliette Blevins (CUNY)
Dr. Fernando Zuñiga (University of Bern)
Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald (University of Texas at Arlington)
Dr. Ricardo Maldonado (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.748

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