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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: Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Start Date: 04-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Contact: Irmengard Rauch
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Friday/Saturday, April 4-5, 2014
The Faculty Club
University of California, Berkeley

Invited Speakers:

John Ole Askedal, University of Oslo
Erhard Hinrichs, University of Tübingen
Ekkehard König, University of Freiburg
Aditi Lahiri, University of Oxford
Anatoly Liberman, University of Minnesota


Reservations can be made at:

The Faculty Club
(510) 642-1993/(510)-540-5678
UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 94720

The Durant Hotel
2600 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704

The Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Germanic
LL Issue: 25.24

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