LINGUIST List 10.446

Fri Mar 26 1999

Calls: Teaching Spanish, Machine Translation

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  • Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza, Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers
  • ren, Computer Language Information Processing

    Message 1: Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers

    Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 13:16:13 -0600
    From: Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza <pmacgregNMSU.Edu>
    Subject: Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers


    CALL FOR PAPERS FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON TEACHING SPANISH TO NATIVE SPEAKERS AUGUST 13-15, 1999 LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO

    Presentations: Submissions are being sought for 30-minute paper sessions (20 minutes presentation 10 minutes discussion) and 2-hour workshop sessions. Topics may be drawn from any discipline, but should be broadly related to advancing knowledge of this growing field by identifying the unique social or linguistic characteristics of Native Spanish Speakers (e.g. issues in identity, social history, dialect, proficiency, etc.), developing pedagogical theory and/or implementing pedagogical techniques that address the specific needs of Spanish speakers.

    Submission Guidelines: To propose either a paper or a workshop, submit two copies of a one-page anonymous abstract which includes the title and outlines the focus of the paper or workshop and level of student (elementary, secondary, post-secondary) which the presentation addresses . At the top of the abstract, write the word Paper or Workshop to identify the appropriate forum for your presentation. Submit a separate page which includes the presentation forum (paper or workshop), presentation title, name, affiliation, address, phone and e-mail of all presenters. Please also indicate any special audio-visual needs required for the presentation on this page.

    Mail, fax or e-mail this information to the Institute of Spanish for Native Speakers by the deadline of May 31, 1999. Mail: Cecilia R. Pino and Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza Fifth Annual Spanish for Native Speakers Conference %Institute of Spanish for Native Speakers Department of Languages and Linguistics New Mexico State University, Box 30001, Dept. 3L, Las Cruces, NM 88003 USA Fax: (505) 646-7876 E-mail: cepinonmsu.edu or pmacgregnmsu.edu

    Registration fee: On or before June 1, 1999: Students: $35; Others $50. After June 1, 1999: Students $45, Others $60.

    Lodging: Best Western Mesilla Valley Inn, 901 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005, (505) 524-8603, Reservations: 800-327-3314. Double room $54.00 a night.

    Transportation to and from El Paso Airport: Las Cruces Shuttle (505) 525-1784, $24.00 one way, $35.00 round trip.

    Please mention Spanish for Native Speakers Conference when making lodging and transportation arrangements.

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Fifth Annual Conference on Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers Las Cruces, NM August 13-15, 1999 Registration Form

    Title First Name Last Name

    Institution/Organization Position:

    Institution/Organization Address

    City State Zip

    Business Phone ( ) Fax: E-mail:

    Levels Taught

    Home Address

    City State Zip

    Home Phone ( ) Best Time to Call

    Prefer to be contacted at (Please circle one): Home Work No Preference

    Please list the topic(s) on which you are willing to make a presentation in the future. Indicate whether or not you have made this presentation before, and, if so, when and where. If you have given the same talk many times, you may simply mention the most recent occasions. Topic/Title Date and Place



    Would you be interested in participating in another capacity (e.g. Session Chair, Evaluation Committee, etc.)? Yes No

    Comments:



    Registration Fee (US): $35 Students; $50 Others by June 1, 1999. After June 1, 1999: $45 Students, $60 Others. Please make check or money order to Dept. of Languages and Linguistics.

    Please return this form with Registration Fee to: Fifth Annual Conference on Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers, Institute of Spanish for Native Speakers, Department of Languages and Linguistics, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, Dept. 3L, Las Cruces, NM 88003.

    Office Use Only Date Amount Paid Check Number Entered by

    Message 2: Computer Language Information Processing

    Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 10:29:36 +0900
    From: ren <renits.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp>
    Subject: Computer Language Information Processing




    International Symposium on Machine Translation & Computer Language Information Processing (ISMT&CLIP) Beijing, China, June 26-28, 1999

    Call for Papers

    You are invited to participate in the International Symposium on Machine Translation & Computer Language Information Processing (ISMT&CLIP), which will be held on June 26-28, 1999 at Beijing, China.

    ISMT&CLIP is a international symposium on machine translation and computer language information processing. The symposium will provide a forum for the researchers, developers and participates to exchange their ideas and discuss the future direction of machine translation and computer language information processing.

    Sponsored by Natural Language Processing Scientific Committee (NLPSC) of Chinese Information Association of China (CIAC)

    Undertaken by Research Center of Computer & Language Information Engineer of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Supported by Chinese National Natural Science Found Research Center of Computer & Language Information Engineer of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Topics Suggested topics include (but not limited to): Machine Translation Grammar Machine Translation System Design and Practical Technology On-line Machine Translation Machine Translation Evaluation Multi-Language Knowledge Base Corpus and Processing Natural Language Processing Dictionary Regimentation and Language Engineering Information Retrieval & Information Extraction Natural Language Understanding Speech Recognition & Synthesis Intelligent Input Methodologies Pattern Recognition and Handwriting Recognition Network Information Processing and Communication Artificial Intelligent Technologies Application Computer-aided Instruction Natural Language Human-machine Interface

    Information for Authors Original unpublished papers of no more then six pages of A4 by laser printer are invited. The paper can be written in English or Chinese. All the papers must include following parts: title (subtitle), author information (address, postcode, author name, email), abstract, keywords, text and reference. The telephone number, fax number and detail address for contact if needed.

    Important Dates April 15, 1999 Paper of camera ready manuscript submission due May 15, 1999 Notification of acceptance

    Contact Zhou Xiaojun Research Center of Computer & Language Information Engineer of Chinese Academy of Sciences Kequn Building (West), No.30, Xueyuan Rd., Haidian District, Beijing, P.R China 100083 Tel: (010) 62333652-207 Fax: (010) 62312212 Email$B#:(Bxiaojunzhouyahoo.com

    Authors also can contact with Co-Chair of the Program Committee of the ISMT & CLIP:

    Prof.& Dr. Fuji Ren Faculty of Information Sciences Hiroshima City University 3-4-1, Ozuka-Higasi, Asa-Minami-Ku Hiroshima, 731-3194, Japan Tel:+81-82-830-1584 Fax:+81-82-830-1584 or +81-82-830-1792 Email:renits.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp

    - ---------------------------------------------- Fuji Ren Faculty of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University 3-4-1,Ozuka-Higashi,Asa-Minami-Ku,Hiroshima,731-3194,Japan Tel&Fax:+81-82-830-1584 Email:renits.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp http://www.nlp.its.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp/~ren