[Corpora-List] Symposium on Linguistics in Cuba, 2023

Leonel Ruiz Miyares leonel at cla.cu
Wed Mar 23 13:50:38 CET 2022

Dear colleague,

Please, find enclosed the announcement of the 18th International Symposium on Social Communication to be held in Santiago de Cuba, January 23 through the 27, 2023.

It will be a pleasure to welcome you in Santiago de Cuba.

Yours sincerely,

Dr. Leonel Ruiz Miyares President of the Organizing Committee Centro de Linguistica Aplicada Agencia de Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnologia y Medio Ambiente Calle 9 Nr. 253 entre 10 y 12. Vista Alegre Santiago de Cuba 4, Cuba, C.P. 90400 Telephones: 53-22646390; 53-22646910, ext. 102 E-mail: simposio at cla.ciges.inf.cu

Web site of our International Symposiums on Social Communication: http://www.cla.cu/simposio/indexEN.php

Web site of the Centre for Applied Linguistics: http://www.cla.cu/clanuevo/en/

Web site of our Basic School Dictionary: http://ixa2.si.ehu.es/dbe/index.html

Twitter: @CLA_ComSoc


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The Centre for Applied Linguistics of the Agency of Social Sciences and Humanistics Santiago de Cuba’s branch of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, is pleased to announce the 18th International Symposium on Social Communication.

The event will be held in Santiago de Cuba, January 23 through the 27, 2023. This interdisci- plinary 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 . Provincial Branch of Writers and Artists Association, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba . African Cultural Centre "Fernando Ortiz", Santiago de Cuba, Cuba . Basque Country University, Basque Country . Semantic Technology Institute (STI), University of Innsbruck, Austria . Centre of Lexicography, Aarhus University, Denmark . University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany . University of Verona, Verona, Italy . University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy . Pontifical Catholic University of Vaparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile . Latino Education and Advocacy Days Organization (LEAD), California St. University, USA

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 - Information extraction and its applications - Speech recognition and synthesis - 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

6. Communication and Education:

- Studies related to teaching of the mother

tongue and other related subjects

Activities that will take place within the event are:

- Presymposium seminars - Keynote speeches - Discussion of papers in commissions - Books presentation - Cultural activities


The Symposium will be preceded by two seminars that will be taught by prestigious specialists. The seminars will take place Monday, January 23th, 2023.

The courses will be:

"Natural Language Processing in historical texts" Dr. Izaskun Etxeberria IXa Group. University of the Basque Country Basque Country

"School text and coherence relations: theory, methods and implications" Dr. Romualdo Ibáñez Orellana Dr. Andrea Santana Covarrubias Pontifical Catholic University of Vaparaiso Valparaíso, Chile

Participants should say in advance what presymposium seminars they want to take part in. An additional fee of 50.00 EUROS will be charged for each seminar. Participation certificates will be available.


In this Symposium several plenary conferences will be given, which will be offered by prestigious specialists.

Already confirmed their attendance:

Prof. Dr. Anton Nijholt Professor and researcher Twente University Enschede, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Luis Fernando Lara Professor and researcher El Colegio de México México


The deadline of submission of papers is July 1st, 2022. 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, 2022.


To enable the Organizing Committee to include the Proceedings as part of the Symposium’s documentation -as we did since 1997-, accepted papers must be sent before August 15, 2022 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 address: simposio at cla.cu 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 no leaving space between lines.

4. Paragraphs will have no indentation. Spaces between paragraphs will be of 1.5 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.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French and Portuguese


Speakers and Delegates 200.00 EUROS

Companions 100.00 EUROS

Payment of the fee must be sent before December 15, 2022 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.


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


- Papers submission deadline:

July 1st, 2022

- Notification on paper’s

approval by Scientific Committee:

by July 31st, 2022

- Delivery of papers by e-mail:

August 15, 2022 (in case of the

observations done by the Scientific


- Payment of registration fee:

Until December 15, 2022

- Presymposium seminars:

January 23, 2023

- 18th International Symposium

on Social Communication:

January 24 through 27, 2023


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.


Leonel Ruiz Miyares Director of Centre for Applied Linguistics President of the Organizing Committee Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Nancy Cristina Alamo Suárez Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Alex Munnoz Alvarado Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Humberto Ocanna Dayar Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Javier Tamayo Lozada Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Rolando Urrutia Cleger Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Marta Cordies Jackson Director African Cultural Centre "Fernando Ortiz" Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Anton Nijholt Twente University Enschede, The Netherlands

Kathleen Wermke University of Würzburg Würzburg, Germany

Sylviane Cardey Centre Tesnière Université de Franche-Comté Besançon, France

Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza Basque Country University Basque Country

Innaki Alegría Loinaz Basque Country University Basque Country

Xabier Artola Zubillaga Basque Country University Basque Country

Xabier Arregi Iparragirre Basque Country University Basque Country

Dieter Fensel Director Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, Austria

Sven Tarp University of Aarhus Aarhus, Denmark

Lucia Marconi Institute for Computational Linguistics Chapter Genoa, Italy

Paola Cutugno Institute for Computational Linguistics Chapter Genoa, Italy

Rosa María Rodríguez Abella Università degli Studi di Verona Verona, Italia

Luisa Chierichetti Università degli Studi di Bergamo Bergamo, Italia

Romualdo Ibáñez Orellana Pontifical Catholic University of Vaparaiso Valparaiso, Chile

Jorge Antonio Leoni de León Costa Rica University San Jose, Costa Rica

Luis Alfonso Urenna Lopez President of the NLP Spanish Association (SEPLN) Jaen University Jaen, Spain

Enrique G. Murillo, Jr. LEAD, California State University, USA

Maria Rosa Alvarez Silva Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Adriana Vinnas Dominguez Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Angel Maqueira Aroche Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba

Fidelia Pozo Pozo Centre for Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba



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