[Elsnet-list] Symposium on Linguistics in Cuba, 2005

Leonel Ruiz Miyares (Centro Ling. Aplicada) leonel at lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
Wed Apr 14 23:02:33 CEST 2004


Dear colleagues,

Please find enclosed the announcement of the
9th International Symposium on Social Communication.

It will be a pleasure to welcome you in Santiago de Cuba!

Yours sincerely,


Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Executive Secretary

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NINTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

CENTER OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS

SANTIAGO DE CUBA
JANUARY 24-28, 2005

The Center of Applied Linguistics of the
Santiago de Cuba’s branch of the Ministry
of Science, Technology and the Environment,
is pleased to announce the Ninth International
Symposium on Social Communication. The event
will be held in Santiago de Cuba January
24 through the 28, 2005. This interdisciplinary
event will focus on social communication processes
from the points of view of Linguistics, Computational
Linguistics, Medicine, Voice Processing, Mass Media,
and Ethnology and Folklore.

The Symposium will be also sponsored by:

 University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba,
Cuba

. Higher Institute for Medical Sciences
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

. Pedagogical University "Frank Pais Garcia"
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

. African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz"
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

. Provincial Branch of Ministry of Culture,
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

. Heredia Teather, Santiago de Cuba,
Cuba

. Melia - Santiago de Cuba Hotel

. University of Twente
Enschede, The Netherlands

. Institute for Computational Linguistics,
Pisa, Italy

. Knowledge Web, Ireland

. Basque Country University,
Spain

. Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden

. University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Authors will be allowed to present only
one paper pertaining to the following
disciplines:

1. Linguistics:

- Spanish and foreign language teaching

- Spanish as a second language

- Applied Linguistics

- Phonetics and Phonology

- Lexicology and Lexicography

- Morphology and Syntax

- Anthropology Linguistics

- Textual Linguistics and Pragmalinguistics

- Terminology

- Translations

2. Computational Linguistics:

- Software related to linguistics research

- Automated grammatical tagging of texts

- Electronic dictionaries

- Software related to the teaching
of mother tongues and foreign languages

- Related issues

3. Voice Processing:

- Applications of analysis, synthesis and
voice-recognition

- Artificial intelligence and voice processing

4. Medical specialties related to speech 
and voice and with Social Communication in 
general:

- Logopedy and Phoniatry

- Neurology

- Otorhinolaryngology

- Stomatology

5. Mass Media:

- Linguistics research related to the 
speech of journalists, actors and 
radio and television announcers

- Textual Analysis of radio and 
television programs, and of print 
and electronic media articles

6. Ethnology and Folklore:

- Research related to Social Communication

Activities that will take place within 
the event are:

- Pre-Symposium seminars

- Discussion of papers in commissions

- Master conferences

- Round Table

PRE-SYMPOSIUM SEMINARS

The Symposium will be preceded by two 
seminars that will be taught by prestigious 
specialists to be announced. The seminars 
will take place Monday, January 24th of 
2005 and will focus on the following subjects:

- Corpus Linguistics: current studies

- Lexicology and Lexicography: trends and
updates

Participants should say in advance what 
pre-symposium seminars they want to take
part in. An additional fee of 25.00 USD 
will be charged for each seminar. 
Participation certificates will be 
available.

ROUND TABLE

A round table entitled " The Mass Media:
its impact in the use of language" will be
held on the occasion of the IX International
Symposium on Social Communication.

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

During the symposium several keynote speeches
will be delivered by:

- Prof. Dr. Vitelio Ruiz Hernández
  Emeritus Academic
  Academy of Science of Cuba
  Center of Applied Linguistics
  Santiago de Cuba
  Cuba

- Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Calzolari
  Professor and Researcher
  Institute for Computational Linguistics
  Pisa, Italy

- Prof. Dr. Anton Nijholt
  Professor and Researcher
  University of Twente
  Enschede, The Netherlands

- Prof. Dr. Ruslan Mitkov
  Professor and Researcher
  University of Wolverhampton
  United Kingdom

- Prof. Dr. Raul Avila
  Professor and Researcher
  El Colegio de Mexico
  Mexico, Mexico

- Prof. Dr. Michael Zock
  Professor and Researcher
  Department of Computer Science
  Tokyo Institute of Technology
  Tokyo, Japan

- Prof. Dr. Sylviane Cardey
  Prof. Dr. Peter Greenfield
  Professors and Researchers
  Centre de Recherche en Linguistique Lucien Tesniere
  Besancon, France

ABSTRACTS

The deadline of submission of paper 
abstracts is July 1st, 2004. They 
should not exceed 250 words. Notification 
of acceptance of a paper by the Symposium’s 
Scientific Committee will be sent 
before July 30th, 2004.

PAPERS

To enable the Organizing Committee to 
include the Proceedings as part of the
Symposium’s documentation -as we did
in the 5th ('97), 6th ('99), 7th (2001) and
8th (2003)  Symposiums-, accepted papers
must be sent before September 15, 2004,
with the following requirements:

1. The paper will not exceed 5 pages 
including graphics, footnotes and bibliography.

2. It should be written using Word 6.0 or 
Word 7.0 for Windows and sent to the Symposium’s 
Executive Secretary either via e-mail 
(attachment) or by mailing a 3½-inch diskette.

3. Each page must be written in an A4 
(mail type) format with left, right, 
top, and bottom margin of 2.5 cm.

4. The paper must be written in one of 
the event’s official languages: Spanish,
English, French or Portuguese.

Instructions for paper submission:

1. Write down the authors' names, 
one under the other, at the left top 
of the first page, all in Arial 
bold capital letters, 9 points 
(Word 6.0 or 7.0). Under the authors' 
names should appear in bold 
(only initials capital letters) 
the institution, city, country 
and e-mail address if available.

2. In a separate line, at the center, 
the title of the paper must be written
in Arial bold, Italics, 10 points size
letters.

3. The text will follow -not in bold- 
with the same Arial letter, 9 points 
size and leaving one space between lines.

4. Paragraphs will have no indentation. 
Spaces between paragraphs will be of 3 points.

5. Section titles will be written in Arial 
bold, 9 points size and sub-sections titles
will be written in Arial Italic, 8 points size.

6. Footnotes will appear at the end 
of each page in Arial 8 points size
letters.

Presentation time will be 15 minutes 
and 5 minutes for discussion.

Authors must advise in advance if they 
will need a tape recorder, video set,
computer or other kind of equipment for
presentation.

All mail or inquiries should be addressed to:

Dr. Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Secretaria Ejecutiva del Comite Organizador
IX Simposio Internacional Comunicacion Social
Centro de Linguistica Aplicada
Apartado Postal 4067, Vista Alegre
Santiago de Cuba 4, Cuba 90400
Telephones: 53-22-642760, 53-22-656141
E-mail: leonel at lingapli.ciges.inf.cu

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, 
French and Portuguese

REGISTRATION FEE

Speakers  and  Delegates
200.00 USD

Companions
100.00 USD

Payment must be in cash during registration
and it covers a copy of the Proceedings
where your paper is printed, all other
documentation related to the event,
speaker’s certificate, welcome cocktail 
and other cultural activities. Companions 
will have access to all of the above, except 
copies of the Proceedings.

ACCOMODATION

The Organizing Committee guarantees 
accommodation in 3, 4, and 5 star 
hotels with preferential prices 
for participants in the event. 

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

- Abstract Submission deadline:
July 1st, 2004

- Notification on paper’s 
approval by Scientific Committee:
by July 30, 2004

- Delivery of papers either by e-mail 
or by mail using 3½-inch diskette:
September 15, 2004

- Pre-Symposium seminars:
January 24th, 2005

- 9th International Symposium on
Social Communication:
January 25 through 28, 2005

OTHER ASPECTS OF INTEREST

Santiago de Cuba, located at some
900 kms from Havana, is Cuba's
second largest city. Its economic,
cultural and social importance in 
Cuban history is unquestionable.
Santiago is also the capital of the 
province with the same name.
Surrounded by the green mountains
of the Sierra Maestra range and the
Caribbean Sea, Santiago is unique
in its geography and beautiful 
landscape. Its surroundings make
the city one of the most important
tourist attractions on the entire
island. The Organizing Committee,
in coordination with the city's
tourist agencies will offer visiting
delegates a host of options allowing
participants to enjoy the city's
beauty and charm.

SCIENTIFIC AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

President of Honor:
Dr. Rosa Elena Simeon Negrin
Minister of Science, Technology
and the Environment
Republic of Cuba

Nicasio Viña Davila
Representative of the Ministry of
Science, Technology and the Environment
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Executive Secretary
Ninth International Symposium on Social Communication
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Vitelio Ruiz Hernandez
Emeritus Academic
Academy of Science of Cuba
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Director of Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Marcos Cortina Vega
Rector University of Oriente
Ministry of Higher Education
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Nayra Pujals Victoria
Rector Higher Institute for
Medical Sciences
Ministry of Public Health
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Ena Elsa Velazquez Cobiella
Rector Pedagogical University "Frank Pais"
Ministry of Education
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Anton Nijholt
Professor and Researcher
Twente University
Enschede, Holland

Nicoletta Calzolari
Scientific Director
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Daniela Ratti
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Lucia Marconi
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Claudia Rolando
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Paola Cutugno
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Gloria Corpas Pastor
Professor and Researcher
University of Malaga
Malaga, Spain

Nancy Cristina Alamo Suarez
Researcher
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Celia Maria Perez Marques
Researcher
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Celia Esther Alvarez Moreno
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Mercedes Cathcart Roca
Professor and Researcher
Faculty of Humanities
University of Oriente
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Ercilia Estrada Estrada
Scientific Council
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Miladys Diodene Adame
Ministry of Education
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Martha Cordies Jackson
Director and Researcher
African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz"
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Dieter Fensel
Researcher
Knowledge Web, Ireland

Jens Allwood
Professor and Researcher
Univeristy of Goteborg
Goteborg, Sweden

Asa Abelin
Professor and Researcher
Univeristy of Goteborg
Goteborg, Sweden

Iñaki Alegría Loinaz
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Xabier Artola Zubillaga
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Xabier Arregi Iparragirre
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Maria Helena Mira Mateus
Director and Researcher
Instituto de Linguística Teórica
e Computacional (ILTEC) 
Lisboa, Portugal

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NINT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

REGISTRATION FORM

Mr./Ms. ___________________________

Organization: ________________________

Title: _________________________________________

Business address: __________________________________

City: ______________ Telefax: ____________

Phone: _______________

E-Mail:____________________

Home address: _________________________

City: ___________ Telephone: __________

I wish to participate in Pre-Symposium seminars (optional)

___Corpus Linguistics: current studies

___ Lexicology and Lexicography: trends and updates

Paper title: __________________________

Date: ________________

Signature: ___________

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Dr. Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Director
Centro de Linguistica Aplicada
Calle 8 Nr. 206 entre 7 y 9
Vista Alegre. Santiago de Cuba.
Cuba. C.P. 90400
Telefonos: 53-22-642760, 53-22-656141
Correo Electronico: leonel at lingapli.ciges.inf.cu



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