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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   10th International Symposium on Social Communication
From:   Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Email:   leonel_(on)_lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
Date received:   31 May 2006
Start date:   22 Jan 2007

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 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 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. 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 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, 2007. The pre-symposium seminars are the following: "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 "Application of Computational Linguistics techniques in the Education" Dr. Montse Maritxalar Professor and Researcher IXA Group Basque Country University 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 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 - Prof. Dr. Manuel Palomar Professor and Researcher University of Alicante Alicante, Spain 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_(on)_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 ***** TENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATION REGISTRATION FORM Mr./Ms. ___________________________ Organization: ________________________ Title: _________________________________________ Business address: __________________________________ City: ______________ Telefax: ____________ Phone: _______________ E-Mail:____________________ Home address: _________________________ City: ___________ Telephone: __________ 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 http://www.santiago.cu/hosting/linguistica/sitio-cla/ingles/ http://www.santiago.cu/hosting/linguistica/sitio-cla/espanol/
 

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