AFRILEX

11th International Conference
First Circular

6 March 2006

 

 

Dear Member,

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 11th International Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop of the African Association for Lexicography that will be held at the University of Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou, Republic of South Africa.

 

In this circular:

        Information on conference dates, venue and registration

        Information on pre-conference workshop and panel discussions

        Call for papers

 

CONFERENCE DATES AND VENUE

Dates: 5-7 July 2006

Venue: University of Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou, Republic of South Africa

 

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

Dates: 3 & morning of 4 July

Theme: Principles and practice of South African Lexicography

Presenters: Prof. Rufus Gouws (University of Stellenbosch) and Prof. Danie Prinsloo (University of Pretoria)

 

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Date: afternoon of 4 July

Themes: Electronic Dictionaries for African Languages (Chairperson: Prof. Sonja Bosch), Publishers and Lexicographers (Chairperson: Prof. Rufus Gouws)

 

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

        Prof. Wlodzimierz Sobkowiak (Poland)

        Prof. Herbert Chimhundu (Zimbabwe)

 

CONFERENCE EXCURSION

An excursion to the Kruger National Park will be undertaken on 5 July.

 

REGISTRATION FEE (before 20 June 2006)

        CONFERENCE

Members: R650

Non-members: R700

The registration fee includes the conference folders, conference abstracts booklets, lunches, as well as tea and refreshments in the mornings and afternoons on 5-7 July.

        PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

R600. The registration fee includes a copy of the book Principles and practice of South African lexicography by Gouws, R.H. and Prinsloo, D.J. 2005. Stellenbosch: SUN PReSS.

 

LATE REGISTRATION

        CONFERENCE: at the conference venue on 6 July from 08:00 onwards: R800

        PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: at the workshop venue on 3 July from 08:00 onwards: R700

 

ACCOMMODATION

Conference delegates must please organize their own accommodation. A list of available accommodation can be found here.

 

CONFERENCE DINNER

6 July 2006, R185 per person

 

CONFERENCE ORGANISATION

Direct all correspondence to the Local Conference Organiser, Mr S.L. Tshikota, Editor-in-Chief of the Tshivenda National Lexicography Unit, University of Venda for Science and Technology, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950 Republic of South Africa. Tel.: +27 (0) 15 962 8327 // Fax: +27 (0) 15 962 8327 // E-mail: stshikota@yahoo.com

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (Click this link to read the Call for Papers)

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Thohoyandou.

 

AFRILEX greetings,

 

 

S.L. Tshikota (Local Conference Organiser)

E. Taljard (Treasurer)

 

 

11th International AFRILEX Conference

REPLY FORM

Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop Registration, Conference Dinner, Excursion and Transport

 

Please complete this reply form and return it to:

Mr S.L. Tshikota, Editor-in-Chief of the Tshivenda National Lexicography Unit, University of Venda for Science and Technology, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950 Republic of South Africa. Tel.: +27 (0) 15 962 8327 // Fax: +27 (0) 15 962 8327 // E-mail: stshikota@yahoo.com.

 

 

Title, Initials and Surname: _________________________________________________

Postal Address: ______________________________________________________________

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_________________________________________________Postal Code: ________________

Tel.: __________________(W);____________________(H) ___________________(Cell); Fax:______________________

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i) Conference Registration

Members: R650 R______

Non-members: R700 R______

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

ii) CONFERENCE DINNER (6 July 2006)

R185 per person R______

iii) PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

R600 (This includes a copy of the book Principles and practice of South

African lexicography by Gouws, R.H. and Prinsloo, D.J.) R______

iv) FULL DAY EXCURSION TO KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (5 July 2006)

Bus fare: R200 per person R______

Entrance fee: R30 (SA citizens), R60 (SADC members), R120 (All others) R______

v) TRANSPORT FROM POLOKWANE AIRPORT TO THOHOYANDOU (170 KM)

R250 per trip R______

a) Flight No ________________ Arrival Date __________________ July 2006

b) Flight No ________________ Departure Date ________________ July 2006

TOTAL AMOUNT R________

 

 

PAYMENT METHODS

Please make cheques / postal orders payable to AFRILEX in South African Rand or Euro. Alternatively, payment may be made in South African Rand 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 Mr S.L. Tshikota, Editor-in-Chief of the Tshivenda National Lexicography Unit, University of Venda for Science and Technology, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950 AND to the Treasurer, Prof. E. Taljard: Fax: +27 (0) 12 420 3163. Mr Tshikota 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.

 

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