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Dear colleague,

Please, find enclosed the announcement of the
12th International Symposium on Social Communication.

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

Yours sincerely,


Dr. Leonel Ruiz Miyares
President Organizing Committee
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Web site of our International Symposiums on Social Communication:

http://www.santiago.cu/hosting/linguistica/Index.html


Web site of our Basic School Dictionary:

http://ixa2.si.ehu.es/dbe/index.html

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TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

CENTRE FOR APPLIED LINGUISTICS

SANTIAGO DE CUBA
JANUARY 17-21, 2011

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 Twelfth International
Symposium on Social Communication dedicated
to the 40 years of the Applied Linguistics
research in Cuba. The event will be held in
Santiago de Cuba, January 17 through the 21, 2011.
This interdisciplinary event will focus on social
communication processes from the points of view
of Linguistics, Computational Linguistics,
Medicine, Mass Media, and Art, 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 Writers and Artists
  Association of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

. Provincial Branch of Translators of Santiago
  de Cuba, Cuba

. University of Twente
  Enschede, The Netherlands

. Basque Country University, Spain

. Semantic Technology Institute (STI),
  Innsbruck, Austria

. University of Franche-Comte,
  Besancon, France

. Centre of Lexicography
  Aarhus University, Denmark

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

- Linguistics Policy

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. Art, 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 speeches

- 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 17th, 2011.

The courses are the following:

"The Lexicography: data and information
adapted to the user’s needs"
Prof. Dr. Sven Tarp
Centre of Lexicography
Aarhus University, Denmark

"Evolution of the Computational Morphology:
new posibilities"
Prof. Dr. Innaki Alegria Loinaz
Basque Country University
Basque Country, Spain

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

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

During the symposium several keynote speeches
will be delivered. Now is confirmed:


Prof. Dr. Sylviane Cardey-Greenfield
Centre de Recherche en Linguistique et Traitement
Automatique des Langues
Besançon, France

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

The deadline of submission of papers 
is July 1st, 2010. The papers should not
exceed 5 pages. Notification of acceptance
of a paper by the Symposium’s Scientific
Committee will be sent before July 31st,
2010.

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), 9th ('05), 10th ('07) and
11th ('09) Symposiums-, accepted papers
must be sent before August 31, 2010 if
the Scientific Committee had done some
observations.

Requirements for papers:

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 via e-mail as attached file.

3. Each page must be written in an A4 
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.

5. The pages of the text should be
unnumered.

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 author's
name(s) should appear in bold 
(only initials capital letters) 
the institution, city, country 
and e-mail address.

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:

Prof. Dr. Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee
12th International Symposium on Social Communication
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Telephone: 53-22-646390
E-mail: 12sics at cla.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 of the fee must be sent via bank transfer
to the bank account to be announce opportunely
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

- Papers submission deadline:
  July 1st, 2010

- Notification on paper’s 
  approval by Scientific Committee:
  by July 31, 2010

- Delivery of papers by e-mail:
  August 31, 2010 (in case of the
  observations done by the Scientific
  Committee)

- Pre-Symposium seminars:
  January 17, 2011

- 12th International Symposium on
  Social Communication:
  January 18 through 21, 2011

OTHER ASPECTS OF INTEREST

Santiago de Cuba, located at some
900 km 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
12th 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
President of the Organizing Committee
12th International Symposium on Social Communication
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

Alex Munnoz Alvarado
Investigador
Centro de Linguistica Aplicada
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Anton Nijholt
Professor and Researcher
Twente University
Enschede, Holland

Innaki Alegría Loinaz
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Xabier Artola Zubillaga
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

Xabier Arregi Iparragirre
Professor and Researcher
Basque Country University
Spain

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
Centre for Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba
Cuba

Lucia Marconi
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Paola Cutugno
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

Daniela Ratti
Researcher
Institute for Computational Linguistics
Pisa, Italy

L. Alfonso Urenna Lopez
President of the NLP Spanish Association (SEPLN)
Jaen University
Jaen, Spain

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

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