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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: Chicago Linguistic Society 50

Short Title: CLS50
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Start Date: 10-Apr-2014 - 13-Apr-2014
Contact: Adam Singerman
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Join us for the 50th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, to be
held at the University of Chicago from April 10 to April 13, 2014. To celebrate
half a century of CLS, we are planning a very special conference, with invited
speakers, talks by University of Chicago faculty members, and parasessions
on specific areas of linguistic inquiry.

Invited Speakers:

Bruce P. Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)
Daniel Lassiter (Stanford University)
Gregory M. Kobele (University of Chicago)
Jessica Coon (McGill University)
Jonathan David Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
Katalin É. Kiss (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Pauline Jacobson (Brown University)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Phonetics; Phonology; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax
LL Issue: 24.4259

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