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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: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association 24th Annual Conference

      
Short Title: MAPACA
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Start Date: 07-Nov-2013 - 09-Nov-2013
Contact: Joe Trotta
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://mapaca.net/
Meeting Description: MAPACA is an inclusive professional organization dedicated to the study of popular and American culture in all their multi-disciplinary manifestations. It is a regional division of the Popular Culture and American Culture Association, which, in the words of Popular Culture Association founder Ray Browne, is a ‘multi-disciplinary association interested in new approaches to the expressions, mass media and all other phenomena of everyday life.’
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1757


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