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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: UVa Slavic Forum

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Start Date: 06-Apr-2013 - 06-Apr-2013
Contact: Michael Marsh-Soloway
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/slavic/index.html
Meeting Description: 4th Annual UVA Slavic Forum
‘The Power of Language, The Language of Power’

‘The limits of my language are the limits of my mind.’
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

The Society of Slavic Graduate Students at the University of Virginia is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Slavic Forum to be held in the Jefferson Scholars Building in Charlottesville on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The theme of this year’s forum is ‘The Power of Language, The Language of Power.’
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation
Subject Language Family: Slavic Subgroup
LL Issue: 24.1109

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