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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Symposium on Linguistics in Cuba
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Email:   12sics_(on)_cla.ciges.inf.cu
Date received:   11 Feb 2010
Deadline:   01 Jul 2010
Start date:   17 Jan 2011

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 ***** [To spread, please, thank you.] [Apologies if you receive this announcement more than once.] 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 ***** TWELFTH 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: ___________ _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_mailman.let.uu.nl http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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