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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: High Desert Linguistics Society Conference 10

Short Title: HDLS 10
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Start Date: 01-Nov-2012 - 03-Nov-2012
Contact: Keiko Beers
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Meeting URL: http://linggraduate.unm.edu/conference/2012/index.html
Meeting Description: 10th High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) Conference
Cognition, Culture and Discourse in Signed, Spoken and Indigenous Languages
University of New Mexico
November 1-3, 2012
Registration opens: May 15, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Paul Dudis - Gallaudet University (Signed Languages)
Jane Hill - University of Arizona (Language Revitalization and Language Ideologies)
Beth Levin - Stanford University (Lexical Semantics)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.1880

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