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Kit Belgum, Chair 2505 University Avenue, Burdine Hall 336, Mailcode C3300, Austin TX 78712-1802 • 512-471-4123

5th Biennial Grad Student Conference in Germanic Studies - Packaging Meaning: Culture and Concepts in Words and Grammar

Fri, March 21, 2014 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM • SAC 3.112 and SAC 3.116

The question of meaning—where it resides, how it is created and transmitted between
subjects—is what unifies the humanities. Whether we approach meaning from the
perspective of linguistics or literary analysis, representation or cognition, such inquiry
must always address the nexus of language and culture.

Our keynote speaker will be Hans C. Boas, the Raymond Dickson, Alton C. Allen, and
Dillon Anderson Centennial Professor of Germanic Studies and Linguistics at The
University of Texas at Austin. Information about Dr. Boas and his work can be found at
http://sites.la.utexas.edu/hcb/.

For more information contact Maggie Gemmell or Ryan Dux at germanicgradconf2014@gmail.com .

SAC 3.112 and SAC 3.116

 

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies


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