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Master Degree Cooperation: Slang.

Date Submitted: 04-Jan-2006
From: Nasser Berjaoui
Subject: Master Degree Cooperation: Slang.
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Notice: Dear all,
Hello. We are launching a Master degree "Slang Studies" (Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Kénitra, Morocco, Department of English, Linguistics, Secret Languages Seminar) in September, 2006. I am seeking specialists in this field (slang, argots, secret languages, codes, language games). Collaboration involves e-mail counselling and seminar leading. Thank you.
Best wishes,
Nasser Berjaoui.
Deadline: 25-1-2006.