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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: 2nd Annual Judeo-Spanish Symposium: Survival in the Diaspora

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Start Date: 05-Mar-2013 - 06-Mar-2013
Contact: Bryan Kirschen
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ucla.orgsync.com/org/ladino
Meeting Description: Judeo-Spanish has evolved for more than five centuries since the expulsion of the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula. This symposium looks to engage in dialogue to explore the multifaceted aspects of Diaspora through variable changes from the time of the Sephardic expulsion through the 21st century.

For more information, please see: http://ucla.orgsync.com/org/ladino.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Ladino
LL Issue: 23.4480

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