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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: John  M. Lipski
Institution: Pennsylvania State University
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Homepage: http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/j/m/jml34/
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Spanish in the United States: Linguistic Contact and Diversity
 A History of Afro-Hispanic Language
 A History of Afro-Hispanic Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A History of Afro-Hispanic Language
 A History of Afro-Hispanic Language
Dissertation Director * of: The Phonetics and Phonology of Rhotic Duration Contrast and Neutralization
(Travis Bradley, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Spanish Clitic Climbing
(Verónica González López, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Experimental Approach to Syllable Weight and Stress in Spanish
(Michael Shelton, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Depleted plural marking in two Afro-Hispanic dialects: Separating inheritance from innovation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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