Paolo Fabbri (17 April 1939 – 2 June 2020)

Paolo Fabbri was very much a man of the word: in every sense of the term. He studied languages, speeches, images, media, and with them everything that human societies use to communicate and to give meaning to the world, to themselves and to others: gestures, clothes, tattoos, clothes, food, buildings, entire cities. So, he was…

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Roland Posner (1942-2020)

Roland Posner, President of the IASS from 1994 to 2004, died on 26 May 2020. Born on 30 June 1942, Posner studied philosophy, comparative literature, linguistics and communication theory at the universities of Bonn, Munich and Berlin. In 1972 he graduated summa cum laude in the subjects of General Linguistics, German language and Philosophy at the…

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Editorship of Semiotica, the journal of the IASS

Marcel Danesi is stepping down from his role as editor-in-chief of the IASS journal Semiotica. Since 2004, when Marcel took over from interim editor-in-chief, Jean Umiker-Sebeok, the journal has grown and continued to lead in the field and in the international community of scholars. With the help of the publisher, de Gruyter, the journal has…

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Announcement and Call for Paper: “The Semiotic Intersection of Literature, Language and Cognition” (3rd IASS-AIS—NNU Advanced Semiotics Workshop at the Nanjing Normal University, 6-7 June, 2020)

Download: Announcement & CFP updated Nov. 16, 2019 Following its success in 2018 and 2019, our exciting annual program IASS-AIS—NNU Advanced Semiotics Workshop continues into its third year in celebrating decades of international exchange, cooperation and coordination in the global arena of semiotics, which has long been regarded as an interdisciplinary methodology that cuts across…

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Adrián Gimate-Welsh (1943-2019)

The International Association for Semiotic Studies – IASS / AIS announces with sadness that Mexican researcher and semiotician Dr. Adrián Sergio Gimate-Welsh Hernández, from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, has recently passed away. La International Association for Semiotic Studies – IASS / AIS lamenta el fallecimiento del investigador y semiólogo mexicano Dr. Adrián Sergio Gimate-Welsh Hernández, miembro…

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IASS Election: Stéphanie Walsh Matthews Vice-Treasurer Candidature

Candidature for the role of Vice-Treasurer for a next term within the IAS-AISS. As an Associate Professor of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and in the Graduate Program of Communication and Cultures at Ryerson University, I have developed and taught courses on Semiotics, Anthropology, Linguistics, Culture Studies, and Literatures. I have been an executive member of…

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IASS Election: José María Paz Gago Vice-president Candidature

CANDIDAT AU POSTE DE VICE-PRESIDENT EUROPE IASS/AIS JOSÉ MARÍA PAZ GAGO est Professeur en Théorie de la Littérature et en Littérature Comparée à l’Université de La Coruña (Espagne) ainsi que à l’Université de Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle (2008-2012). Il a été secrétaire général de l’IASS/AIS entre 2004 et 2014 et il est actuellement Président de la…

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IASS Election: Marita Soto Vice-secretary General Candidature

Candidatura Vice Secretaria General Adjunta   Marita Soto – Argentina Doctora en Ciencias Sociales, UBA. Decana de Crítica de Artes, UNA. Docente e investigadora en diferentes universidades nacionales, al frente de asignaturas específicamente semióticas tales como Semiótica de los Géneros Contemporáneos, Semiótica de las Artes. Durante su gestión se han implementado las Licenciatura en Curaduría…

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