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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: 8th International Gender and Language Association Conference

Short Title: IGALA 8
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Start Date: 05-Jun-2014 - 07-Jun-2014
Contact: info@igala8.com info@igala8.com
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Meeting URL: http://www.igala8.com
Meeting Description: 8th International Gender and Language Association Conference
June 5-7, 2014
Vancouver, Canada

With the theme Shifting Visions: Gender, Sexuality, Discourse and Language, IGALA 8 2014 aims to bring together scholars from diverse fields of knowledge as well as geographical regions who are interested in broadening and deepening our understanding of the complex relationships among gender, sexuality, discourse and language.

In so doing, we encourage new ways of signifying these concepts and their interrelationships in the following thematic areas:

- Education & pedagogy
- Culture & literature
- Career & workplace
- Ethnicity & religion
- Race & social class
- Multiculturalism
- Politics & journalism
- Media & technology
- Policy & governance
- Health & wellness
- Age & life stages
- Multilingualism
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.4435

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