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Sorbian language topic of Kennedy Center lecture Nov. 20

Brigham Young University German professor Randall Jones will speak in 238 Herald R. Clark Building Wednesday (Nov. 20) at noon.

He will speak on the Sorbian language in Germany as part of the Kennedy Center's International Forum Series.

Jones earned his B.A. and M.A. in German from BYU, after which he received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Princeton University and studied at the University of Bonn.

After serving as director of language proficiency testing for the CIA, he taught linguistics and German at Cornell University. Jones joined the BYU faculty in 1978 and currently chairs the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages in the College of Humanities.

The International Forum Series affords members of the BYU community the unique opportunity to hear distinguished scholars and dignitaries speak on current topics of international consequence. Lectures are webcast and archived on-line at *~*http://kennedy.byu.edu/INTforum/Intforum.html*~*. Selected lectures will also be rebroadcast by KBYU. For more information, please call (801) 422-2389.

Writer: Craig Kartchner

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