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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Symposium in Santiago de Cuba, 2005
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Email:   leonel_(on)_lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
Date received:   02 Feb 2004
Deadline:   01 Jul 2004
Start date:   24 Jan 2005

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 Linguistic, 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 linguistic 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: · Linguistic 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. MASTER LECTURES During the symposium two master lectures will be delivered by: · Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Calzolari Professor and Researcher Institute for Computational Linguistics Pisa, Italy · Prof. Dr. Ruslan Mitkov Professor and Researcher University of Wolverhampton Hermann Ney United Kingdom The other two master lectures will be announced as soon as possible. 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 31/2-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_(on)_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 31/2-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 Xabier Artola Zubillaga Professor and Researcher Basque Country University Spain Xabier Arregi Iparragirre Professor and Researcher Basque Country University Spain 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: ___________ 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_(on)_lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
 

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