[Elsnet-list] Symposium on Linguistics in Cuba, 2007

Leonel Ruiz Miyares (Centro Ling. Aplicada) leonel at lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
Tue Mar 21 00:30:36 CET 2006


Dear colleague,

Please, find enclosed the announcement of the
10th 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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[Apologies if you receive this
announcement more than once.]

TENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

CENTRE FOR APPLIED LINGUISTICS

SANTIAGO DE CUBA
JANUARY 22-26, 2007

The Centre for Applied Linguistics of the
Santiago de Cuba’s branch of the Ministry
of Science, Technology and the Environment,
is pleased to announce the Tenth International
Symposium on Social Communication dedicated
to the 20 anniversary of its creation. The event
will be held in Santiago de Cuba January
22 through the 26, 2007. This interdisciplinary
event will focus on social communication processes
from the points of view of Linguistics, Computational
Linguistics, Linguistics Rights, Medicine, Mass Media,
and Ethnology and Folklore.

The Symposium will be also sponsored by:

. University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba,
Cuba

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

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

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

. Heredia Teather, Santiago de Cuba,
Cuba

. University of Twente
Enschede, The Netherlands

. Digital Enterprise Research Institute
Leopold-Franzens Universität, Innsbruck,
Austria

. Basque Country University,
Spain

. Lexicology/Terminology Research Group
Free University of Amsterdam
The Netherlands

. University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

. Middlesex University, United Kingdom

. Institute for Computational Linguistics,
Pisa, Italy

. University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

1. Linguistics:

- Applied Linguistics

- Phonetics and Phonology

- Lexicology and Lexicography

- Quantitative Linguistics

- Morphology and Syntax

- Anthropology Linguistics or Ethnolinguistics

- Textual Linguistics and Pragmalinguistics

- Sociolinguistics

- Spanish and foreign language teaching

- Spanish as a second language

- Terminology

- Translations

- Linguistics Rights

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

- Logopedy and Phoniatry

- Neurology

- Otorhinolaryngology

- Stomatology

4. 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

5. 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

- Keynote speechs

- Round Table

- Exposition "20 anniversary of the International
Symposiums on Social Communication, 1987-2007"

- Books presentation

- Cultural activities

PRE-SYMPOSIUM SEMINARS

The Symposium will be preceded by two 
seminars that will be taught by prestigious 
specialists. The seminars will take place
Monday, January 22th of 2007.

The following pre-symposium seminar is
confirmed:

"Dictionary and Ideology (sexism, racism and
catholic moral in the academic dictionary)"
Prof. Dr. Esther Forgas Berdet
Professor and Researcher
University Rovira i Virgili
Tarragona, Spain

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

ROUND TABLE

A round table will be held on the occasion
of the X International Symposium on Social
Communication.

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

During the symposium several keynote speeches
will be delivered by:

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

- Prof. Dr. Gema Valdés Acosta
  Professor and Researcher
  Facultad de Humanidades
  Universidad Central de Las Villas
  Villa Clara, Cuba

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

- Prof. Dr. Yorick Wilks
  Professor and Researcher
  University of Sheffield
  United Kingdom

- Prof. Dr. Willy Martin
   Professor and Researcher
  Free University of Amsterdam
  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

- Dr. John Tait
  Professor and Researcher
  University of Sunderland
  United Kingdom

ABSTRACTS

The deadline of submission of paper 
abstracts is July 1st, 2006. They 
should not exceed 250 words. Notification 
of acceptance of a paper by the Symposium’s 
Scientific Committee will be sent 
before July 30th, 2006.

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 ('01), 8th ('03)
and 9th ('05) Symposiums-, accepted papers
must be sent before September 15, 2006,
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.

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:

Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Secretaria Ejecutiva del Comite Organizador
X 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 CUC (Cuban Convertible Pesos)

Companions
100.00 CUC (Cuban Convertible Pesos)

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, 2006

- Notification on paper’s 
approval by Scientific Committee:
by July 30, 2006

- Delivery of papers either by e-mail 
or by mail using 3½-inch diskette:
September 15, 2006

- Pre-Symposium seminars:
January 22nd, 2007

- 10th International Symposium on
Social Communication:
January 23 through 26, 2007

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

Pedro Beaton Soler
Representative of the Ministry of
Science, Technology and the Environment
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Executive Secretary
10th International Symposium on Social Communication
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

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

Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Director of Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Nancy Cristina Alamo Suarez
Researcher
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Celia Maria Perez Marques
Researcher
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Celia Esther Alvarez Moreno
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Zaida Valdes
Rector University of Oriente
Ministry of Higher Education
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

Dieter Fensel
Researcher
Digital Enterprise Research Institute
Leopold-Franzens Universität, Innsbruck
Austria

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

Babis Theodoulidis
Middlesex University
United Kingdom

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

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

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

Ercilia Estrada Estrada
Scientific Council
| Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Miladys Diodene Adame
Ministry of Education
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Nicoletta Calzolari
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

Federico Albano Leoni
Professor and Researcher
University of Rome 1
Rome, Italia

Massimo Pettorino
Professor and Researcher
Università L'Orientale
Napoli, Italy

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TENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

REGISTRATION FORM

Mr./Ms. ___________________________

Organization: ________________________

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Business address: __________________________________

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Phone: _______________

E-Mail:____________________

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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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