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From: Leonel Ruiz Miyares (Centro Ling. Aplicada) (leonel@lingapli.ciges.inf.cu)
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    EIGHT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
    SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

    CENTER OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS

    SANTIAGO DE CUBA
    JANUARY 20-24, 2003

    The Center of Applied Linguistics of the
    Santiago de Cubaís branch of the Ministry
    of Science, Technology and the Environment,
    is pleased to announce the Eight International
    Symposium on Social Communication. The event
    will be held in Santiago de Cuba January
    20th through the 24th, 2003. 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, Cuba

    .. Higher Institute for Medical Sciences
    Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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

    .. Information for Development Agency
    Havana, Cuba

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

    .. University of Twente
    Enschede, The Netherlands

    .. National Council of Scientific
    Research, Italy

    .. University of Malaga, Spain

    .. University of Alcala, Spain

    .. University of Goias, Brazil

    . University of Los Lagos, Chile

    .. Institute of Theoretical and
    Computational Linguistics, Lisbon,
    Portugal

    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

    - 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

    - Otorhinolaringology

    - 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 20th of
    2003 and will focus on the following subjects:

    - Corpus Linguistics: current studies

    - Construction of Electronics Dictionaries

    Participants should say in advance what
    pre-symposium seminars they want to take
    part in. An additional fee of 20.00 USD
    will be charged for each seminar.
    Participation certificates will be
    available.

    ROUND TABLE

    A round table entitled Current Researches
    in Applied Linguistics will be held on the
    occasion of the VIII International Symposium
    on Social Communication.

    MASTER LECTURES

    During the Symposium three master lectures
    will be delivered by prestigious specialists
    to be announced.

    ABSTRACTS

    The deadline of submission of paper
    abstracts is July 1st, 2002. They
    should not exceed 250 words. Notification
    of acceptance of a paper by the Symposiumís
    Scientific Committee will be sent
    before July 30th, 2002.

    PAPERS

    To enable the Organizing Committee to
    include the Proceedings as part of the
    Symposiumís documentation -as we did
    in the 5th ('97), 6th ('99) and 7th
    (2001) Symposiums-, accepted papers
    must be sent before September 15, 2002,
    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 Symposiumís
    Executive Secretary either via e-mail
    (attachment) or by mailing a 3Ĺ-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 eventís 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 Comite Organizador
    VIII Simposio Internacional
    Comunicacion Social
    Centro de Linguistica Aplicada
    Apartado Postal 4067, Vista Alegre
    Santiago de Cuba 4, Cuba 90400
    Telephone: (53-226) 642760
    E-mail: leonel@lingapli.ciges.inf.cu

    OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Spanish, English,
    French and Portuguese

    REGISTRATION FEE

    Speakers and Delegates
    160.00 USD

    Companions
    80.00 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,
    speakerís 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, 2002

    - Notification on paperís
    approval by Scientific Committee:
    by July 30, 2002

    - Delivery of papers either by e-mail
    or by mail using 3Ĺ-inch diskette:
    September 15, 2002

    - Pre-Symposium seminars:
    January 20th, 2003

    - 8th International Symposium on
    Social Communication:
    January 21st through 24th, 2003

    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

    Aida Almaguer Furnaguera
    Representative of the Ministry of
    Science, Technology and the Environment
    Santiago de Cuba
    Cuba

    Gerardo Garcia Cabrera
    President of Information
    for Development Agency
    Ministry of Science, Technology
    and the Environment
    Havana
    Cuba

    Eloina Miyares Bermudez
    Executive Secretary
    Eight International Symposium
    on Social Communication
    Center of Applied Linguistics
    Santiago de Cuba
    Cuba

    Vitelio Ruiz Hernandez
    Academic of the 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

    Daniela Ratti
    Researcher
    National Council of
    Scientific Research
    Genoa, Italy

    Lucia Marconi
    Researcher
    National Council of
    Scientific Research
    Genoa, Italy

    Claudia Rolando
    Researcher
    National Council of
    Scientific Research
    Genoa, Italy

    Gloria Corpas Pastor
    Professor and Researcher
    University of Malaga
    Spain

    Luis Beltran
    Vice-Rector of International
    Relations
    University of Alcala
    Alcala de Henares
    Spain

    Deise Nanci de Castro Mesquita
    Professor and Researcher
    University of Goias
    Goias, Brazil

    Minerva Rosas Villarroel
    Professor and Researcher
    University of Los Lagos, Chile
    Margarita Correia
    Professor and Researcher
    Institute of Theoretical
    and Computational Linguistics
    Lisbon, Portugal

    Nancy 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
    Researcher
    African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz"
    Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

    EIGHT 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

    ___Construction of Electronics Dictionaries

    Paper title: __________________________

    Date: ________________

    Signature: ___________



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