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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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Name: Kira  Hall
Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder
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Homepage: http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/faculty/kira_hall
State and/or Country: CO
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Hindi
Selected Publications: Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self
Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality
Announced on LINGUIST :  Gender Articulated - Language and the Socially Constructed Self
Dissertation Director * of: Bilingualism, Social Change, and the Politics of Ethnicity on Rapanui
(Miki Makihara, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Indexing Inferables and Organizational Shifts: 'No'-prefaces in English conversation
(Joshua Raclaw, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Voices in Transition: Testosterone, Transmasculinity, and the Gendered Voice among Female-to-Male Transgender People
(Lal Zimman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Articulating a Transnational Family: 'Hippo family' language learners in Japan and the USA
(Chad Nilep, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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