LINGUIST List 11.42

Thu Jan 13 2000

Calls: Caucasian Colloqium, Socio/Applied Linguistics

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  1. Wolfgang Schulze, Caucasian Colloqium - SCE X (final call)
  2. Javier Martin-Gonzalez, Social Communication/Applied Ling, Cuba

Message 1: Caucasian Colloqium - SCE X (final call)

Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 13:07:21 +0100
From: Wolfgang Schulze <>
Subject: Caucasian Colloqium - SCE X (final call)

 Tenth Caucasian Colloqium
 U of Munich - August 2-5, 2000
 Final Call

Dear colleagues,

As the organizers of the 10th Caucasian Colloquium (2-5 August, Munich,
Germany) Wolfgang Schulze and Helma van den Berg would like to remind
you of the dead-line of February 1st 2000 for the pre-registration and
submission of abstracts. You can send the registration form and two
copies of your abstract (one with and one without name and affiliation) to:

SCE 2000 Programme Committee
Helma van den Berg
Dept. of Comparative Linguistics
University of Leiden
P.O. Box 9515
NL- 2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

You can also send your abstract by email; we would appreciate a hard
copy at the same time for refereeing and publication.
The website of the conference is regularly updated:
Visit us at

We are looking forward to seeing you in Munich,
Best wishes,

Helma van den Berg, Wolfgang Schulze

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulze
Institut fuer Allgemeine und Indogermanische Sprachwissenschaft
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet M�nchen
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 M�nchen
Tel.: +89-21805343 / Fax: +89-21805345
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Message 2: Social Communication/Applied Ling, Cuba

Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 11:43:21 -0500 (EST)
From: Javier Martin-Gonzalez <>
Subject: Social Communication/Applied Ling, Cuba


On its 30th Anniversary

JANUARY 23-26, 2001

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 on the occasion of its
30 Anniversary, the Seventh International
Symposium on Social Communication. The event
will be held in Santiago de Cuba January 23rd
through the 26th, 2001. This interdisciplinary
event will focus on social communication processes
from the points of view of Applied 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

.. Pedagogical University 'Frank Pais',
 Santiago de Cuba

.. Information for Development Agency,

.. University of Twente, The Netherlands

.. National Council of Scientific Research,

.. University of Leon, Spain

.. University of Malaga, Spain

.. University of Granada, Spain

.. Humboldt University, Germany

Authors will be allowed to present
only one paper pertaining to the
following disciplines:

1. Applied Linguistics:
- Spanish and foreign language teaching

- Spanish as a second language

- Phonetics and Phonology

- Lexicology and Lexicography

- Morphology and Syntax

- Sociolinguistics

- Psycholinguistics

- Textual Linguistics and

- Terminology

- Translations

2. Computational Linguistics:

- Software related to linguistic research

- Automated grammatical tagging of texts

- Automated dictionaries

- Software related to the teaching of mother
 tongues and foreign languages

- Related issues

3. Voice Processing:

- Research related to Cry Analysis

- Applications of analysis, synthesis
 and voice-recognition

- Artificial intelligence and voice

4. Medical specialties related to speech
and voice and with Social Communication
in general:

- Logopedy and Phoniatry

- Neurology

- Otorhinolaringology

- Stomatology

- Child Psychiatry

- Pediatrics

- Cronobiology

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

- Workshops

- Posters


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 22nd of 2001
and will focus on the following subjects:

- Spanish as a second language

- Latest trends in Computational Linguistics

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.


A workshop entitled 'Applied Linguistics
in the Spanish-speaking World' will be
held on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary
of the Center of Applied Linguistics.

During the symposium four master lectures
will be delivered by:

- Prof. Dr. Anton Nijholt, Professor
 and Researcher, Twente University,
 Enschede, Holland.

- Dr. Hiroto Ueda, Professor and
 Researcher, Department of Spanish,
 Tokyo University, Japan.

- Dr. Mercedes Cathcart Roca, Professor
 and Researcher, Faculty of Humanities,
 University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba,

- Dr. Manuel Vilares Ferro, Professor
 and Researcher, Vigo University, Spain.


The deadline of submission of paper
abstracts is July 1st, 2000. They
should not exceed 250 words. Notification
of acceptance of a paper by the Symposium's
Scientific Committee will be sent before
July 30th, 2000.


To enable the Organizing Committee
to include the Proceedings as part
of the Symposium's documentation, accepted
papers must be sent before September 1st, 2000,
with the following requirements:

1. The paper will not exceed 5 pages
including graphics, footnotes and

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 3�-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 or French.

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, 10 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, 11 points size

3. The text will follow -not in bold-
with the same Arial letter, 10 points
size and leaving one space between lines.

4. Paragraphs will have no indentation.
Spaces between paragraphs will be of 3

5. Section titles will be written in
Arial bold, and sub-sections titles
will be written in Arial Italic.

6. Footnotes will appear at the end
of each page in Arial 9 points size

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.


Posters should be 1 meter wide and
1.2 meter high. Authors will be
responsible of displaying them in
the morning of the presentation.
Abstract submission should include
the word POSTERS. For proceedings,
follow instructions above. Notice:
unlike full papers, posters will
not exceed 3 pages.

All mail or inquiries should be
addressed to:

Dr. Eloina Miyares Bermudez
Secretaria Ejecutiva
Comite Organizador
VII Simposio Internacional
de Comunicacion Social
Centro de Linguistica Aplicada
Apartado Postal 4067, Vista Alegre
Santiago de Cuba 4, Cuba 90400
Telephones: (53-226) 42760 or
(53-226) 41081
Fax: (53-226) 41579

Spanish, English and French


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, all other
documentation related to the event,
speaker's certificate, welcome
cocktail, concert and tours.
Companions will have access
to all of the above, except
copies of the proceedings.


The Organizing Committee guarantees
accommodation in 3, 4, and 5 star
hotels with preferential prices for
participants in the event.


- Abstract Submission deadline:
 July 1st, 2000

- Notification on paper's approval
 by Scientific Committee:
 by July 30, 2000

- Delivery of papers either by
 e-mail or by mail using 3�-inch
 September 1st, 2000

- Pre-Symposium seminars:
 January 22nd, 2001

- 7th International Symposium
 on Social Communication:
 January 23rd through 26th, 2001


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.


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
Santiago de Cuba

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

Vitelio Ruiz Hernandez
Member of the Academy
of Science of Cuba
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba

Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Director of Center of
Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba

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

Marcos Cortina V.
Rector University of Oriente
Ministry of Higher Education
Santiago de Cuba

Nayra Pujals
Rector Higher Institute
for Medical Sciences
Ministry of Public Health
Santiago de Cuba

Cesar Torres
Rector Pedagogical University
'Frank Pais'
Ministry of Education
Santiago de Cuba

Anton Nijholt
Professor and Researcher
Twente University
Enschede, Holland

Kathleen Wermke
Professor and Researcher
Humboldt University
Berlin, Germany

Renate Siegmund
Professor and Researcher
Humboldt University
Berlin, Germany

Mercedes Cathcart Roca
Professor and Researcher
Faculty of Humanities
University of Oriente
Santiago de Cuba

Daniela Ratti
National Council of
Scientific Research
Genoa, Italy

Lucia Marconi
National Council of
Scientific Research
Genoa, Italy

Claudia Rolando
National Council of
Scientific Research
Genoa, Italy

Jose Ramon Morala Rodriguez
Professor and Researcher
University of Leon

Gloria Corpas Pastor
Professor and Researcher
University of Malaga

Daniel Madrid
Vicedean of International
Faculty of Education
University of Granada

Ercilia Estrada Estrada
Scientific Council
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba

Nancy Alamo Suarez
Center of Applied Linguistics
Santiago de Cuba

Humberto Oca�a Dayar
Professor and Researcher
Pedagogical University 'Frank Pais'
Santiago de Cuba

Miladys Diodene Adame
Ministry of Education
Santiago de Cuba



Mr./Ms. ___________________

Organization: _____________

Title: ____________________

Business address: ______________

City: _______ Telefax: _________

Phone: ___________


Home address: __________________

City: ________ Telephone: ______

I wish to participate in
Pre-Symposium seminars (optional)

___Spanish as a second language

___Latest trends in Computational
Paper title: _________________

Date: ________________

Signature: ___________
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