AFRILEX

7th International Conference
Second Circular

24 January 2002

 

 

Dear Member,

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 7th International Conference of the African Association for Lexicography organised by the Dictionary Unit for South African English, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

 

Conference Theme: "Culture and Dictionaries"

 

In this circular:

·        Information about the 7th International Conference and Related Events

·        Final Call for Papers

·        Reply Form: Registration, Accommodation, Meals, and Transport

·        Membership Status* and Application Form for New Members (* only in the personalised hardcopy version of this circular)

 

CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE

Date:  8-10 July 2002

Venue:  Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION (before 20 June 2002)

Members:  R280

Non-members:  R320

 

The registration fee includes Conference folder, Conference Abstracts, tea and refreshments in the mornings and afternoons on 8-10 July. Registered participants are also invited to the Conference Dinner on Tuesday evening (9 July).

 

LATE REGISTRATION

At Conference Venue from 08:00: R350

 

CONFERENCE CORRESPONDENCE

Direct all correspondence to the Local Conference Organiser, Ms. Kathy Kavanagh, Dictionary Unit for South African English, Rhodes University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa (E-mail K.Kavanagh@ru.ac.za, Tel. (046) 603-8107, Fax (046) 603-8107).

 

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS (due date: 15 March 2002)

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

Single rooms will be available in Rhodes University residences at R130 per person, including breakfast. A limited number of twin rooms are available, also at R130 per person. Alternatively, you may prefer to stay at one of Grahamstown's many B&Bs and hotels. A list of these can be found on the city's website: http://www.grahamstown.co.za/

 

Lunch will be available each day at a cost of R30. A buffet supper will be available in Eden Grove, the conference venue, on Sunday evening (7 July) between 19:00 and 20:30, price R35. There will be a cocktail party on the evening of 8 July, after which delegates may eat at any of a range of restaurants in town (within walking distance). The conference dinner, to which all delegates are invited, will take place on 9 July. Dinner will again be taken in town on Wednesday 10 July.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Grahamstown is situated in the East Cape countryside, about 1½ hours drive from Port Elizabeth (PE). Shuttle buses will depart from PE airport at times arranged to coincide with the arrival of specific flights from Johannesburg (JHB), Cape Town (CT) and Durban (DB) on 7 July. Transport will also be available to ferry delegates back to PE airport on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, 10 and 11 July. If you wish to make use of shuttle transport please book an appropriate flight. The cost will be R75 per single journey. Otherwise you may arrange private car hire from PE airport.

 

Flight no

From

Dep. time

Arrs PE

Shuttle deps

Arrs G’town

Bus no.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 July

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA6233

JHB

13:30

15:10

15:30

17:00

1

SA662

CT

13:10

14:20

15:30

17:00

1

SA661

DB

13:15

14:35

15:30

17:00

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SA419

JHB

15:15

16:55

17:45

19:15

2

SA1383

CT

16:10

17:25

17:45

19:15

2

 

Buses will leave Grahamstown on 10 July and 11 July to connect with the following departures:

 

Flight no.

To

Deps PE

Arr. time

Shuttle deps

Arrs PE

Bus no.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 July

 

 

 

 

 

 

SA422

JHB

17:40

19:15

15:00

16:30

3

BA6236

JHB

18:15

19:50

15:00

16:30

3

SA1382

CT

17:50

19:05

15:00

16:30

3

SA688

DB

19:30

20:40

15:00

16:30

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 July

 

 

 

 

 

 

SA410

JHB

10:50

12:25

07:15

08:45

4

SA1388

CT

10:00

11:15

07:15

08:45

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SA414

JHB

12:30

14:05

09:15

10:45

5

BA6242

JHB

13:35

15:10

09:15

10:45

5

SA657

CT

12:15

13:30

09:15

10:45

5

SA656

DB

12:00

13:10

09:15

10:45

5

 

Alternatively, Greyhound and Translux coaches pass through Grahamstown from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Intercape coaches from Cape Town and Durban also pass through. Please let Kathy know when you will be arriving.

 

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

The Afrilex conference takes place following the 2002 National Arts Festival and WordFest
(28 June–6 July 2002). Why not come a few days early and enjoy the entertainment? Rooms in Rhodes University residences will be available during the Festival at R130 per night B&B. Please book early. Prices for hotels and B&Bs rise steeply during the Festival. Transport from PE airport to Grahamstown during the Festival period can be booked through the Festival office (Tel. (046) 622-4341).

 

BOOKING DATES

Early booking is advised. Accommodation in Rhodes residences for the conference period should be booked by 7 June 2002. Anyone wishing to stay in Rhodes accommodation during the Festival should try to book by mid-May. Please complete the attached reply form.

 

MEMBERSHIP STATUS

Included* please find a statement reflecting your current membership status with the Association. (* only in the personalised hardcopy version of this circular)

 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM FOR NEW MEMBERS

Also included is a Membership Application Form for new members. All current members are hereby invited to circulate this form among prospective Afrilex members. (Note that this form can also be found on the Afrilex web site.)

 

AFRILEX WEB SITE

For the latest on the 7th International Conference and other Afrilex activities, visit the Afrilex web site at: http://www.up.ac.za/academic/libarts/afrilang/homelex.html

 

REMEMBER

Deadline for abstracts = 15 March 2002

Deadline for accommodation in a university residence = 7 June 2002

Deadline for advance registration = 20 June 2002

 

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Grahamstown.

AFRILEX greetings,

 

 

Daan Prinsloo: Chairperson

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver: Organiser

Kathy Kavanagh: Local Conference Organiser

 


 

7th International Conference
REPLY FORM
Registration, Accommodation, Meals and Transport

 

Please complete this reply form and return it to:

Ms KP Kavanagh, Dictionary Unit for South African English, Rhodes University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa

 

 

Title, Initials and Surname: ____________________________

Postal Address: _________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

Postal Code: ______                                      

Tel.: ______________________(H);______________________(W)

_______________________(Cell); Fax:______________________

E-mail: ________________________@________________________

 

(i)   Conference registration

(R280 for members, R320 for non-members)                                                 R ………

I intend to read a paper                                                                            /YES/   /NO/

 

(ii)   Accommodation in a university residence for the following nights:

(Indicate with an X)

7 July           8 July           9 July           10 July

|.........|         |.........|         |.........|         |.........|         @ R130                   =    R ………

 

(iii)   Lunch

(Indicate with an X)

8 July           9 July           10 July

|.........|         |.........|         |.........|                            @ R30                     =    R ………

 

(iv)   Buffet supper

(Indicate with an X)

7 July

|.........|                                                                   @ R35                     =    R ………

 

(v)   Transport from/to PE airport

I require transport by shuttle bus:

a)  from PE airport to Grahamstown (7 July)            @ R75                     =    R ………

Flight no. ……… from ……… to PE (shuttle bus no. ………)

b)  from Grahamstown to PE airport (10 or 11 July)  @ R75                     =    R ………

Flight no. ……… from PE to ……… (shuttle bus no. ………)

 

(vi)   Accommodation during the Festival

(in this case: try to book by mid-May)

I require B&B accommodation in a university residence

during the Festival for the nights of:

……………………………………………… (give dates)

No. of nights ………        @ R130                   =    R ………

                                                                                                                  ________

 

                                                                         Total amount payable       R ………

 

 

 

PAYMENT METHODS

Please make cheques / postal orders payable to AFRILEX.

Alternatively, payment may be made directly into the Afrilex Savings Account, Absa Bank, Hatfield, Pretoria; Branch Code 008675, Account no. 9054460560. Please send or fax the DEPOSIT SLIP, together with this reply form, to Kathy Kavanagh (Fax (046) 603-8107). She will acknowledge receipt of this reply form and payment within 10 days.

 

With this reply form please find enclosed my cheque / postal order for  R ………

or

I have paid the sum of  R ………  into the Afrilex Savings Account and attach a copy of the deposit slip.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

·        IF YOU WISH TO STAY IN A UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE, FULL PAYMENT MUST REACH US NOT LATER THAN 7 JUNE 2002.

·        THE DEADLINE FOR ADVANCE REGISTRATION PAYMENT IS 20 JUNE 2002.

 

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