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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 Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association

Location: West Lafayette, IN, USA
Start Date: 29-Mar-2013 - 30-Mar-2013
Contact: April Grotberg
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Meeting URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pla2006/
Meeting Description: 8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
March 29-30, 2013

The 2013 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 Indigenous Languages and Linguistics. The Special Session will begin with an Address by our Keynote Speaker, Dr. George A. Broadwell, of State University of New York at Albany.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.457

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