Obituary for Prof. GU Jiazu

Dear colleagues, With great sadness, we announce that the former editor-in-chief of our journal Chinese Semiotic Studies, Prof. GU Jiazu, passed away in Jiangsu People’s Hospital on July 4, 2015, aged 74. Prof. Gu was born on July 14, 1941 in Soochow, Jiangsu. He graduated from Soochow University in 1964 and started teaching there upon…

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IASS Congress 2017 – Call for Proposals

IASS Congress 2017 – Call for Proposals

The International Association for Semiotic Studies invites proposals from universities and other research institutions to host the IASS Congress in 2017. Proposers must be paid-up members of the IASS and should have a good knowledge of the history of the Association and its Congresses. Proposals must be submitted in English, in PowerPoint or pdf format,…

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Survey of the IASS membership – still open

The IASS values the views of its membership and is currently carrying out a survey. For members to participate in the survey, the links are English: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MSrBNfTitHZtsz6kwKrlbvuetY3n-k232OZWA2pFAMI/viewform Spanish: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11XfITIDmfwma2G6qIujXIJpfCn22Ln3L4xPi_b_8RSE/viewform Results of the survey will be published on the IASS website later this year.

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IASS/AIS Bureau (2014-2009)

IASS/AIS Bureau (2014-2019) elected in Sofia 2014. President Paul Cobley (United Kingdom) Secretary general Kristian Bankov (Bulgaria) Vice-Presidents EUROPE: Anne Hénault (France) AMERICAS: José Enrique Finol (Venezuela) ASIAN: Kim Sung-do (Korea) AFRICA: Mohamed Bernoussi (Morocco) AUSTRALASIA: Susan Petrilli (Australia/Italia) Vice-secretary general: Priscila Borges (Brazil) Treasurier Daina Teters (Latvia) Jie Zhang (China) Vice- Treasurier Stephanie Walsh-Matthews…

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IASS Election: Massimo Leone Secretary General Candidature

Candidate for Secretary General Massimo Leone Short bionote (15/09/2014) Massimo Leone is Professor of Semiotics and Cultural Semiotics at the Department of Philosophy, University of Turin, Italy. He graduated in Communication Studies from the University of Siena, and holds a DEA in History and Semiotics of Texts and Documents from Paris VII, an MPhil in…

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IASS Election: Kristian Bankov Secretary General Candidature

Candidate for Secretary General Kristian Bankov Kristian Bankov (born 1970) is full professor in Semiotics at New Bulgarian University and director of the Southeast European Center for Semiotic Studies. He is the leader of the organizing team of the congress. His interests in semiotics started during the early nineties when he was studying in Bologna,…

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IASS Election: Anne Henault Presidency Statement

CANDIDACY STATEMENT ANNE HENAULT IASS/AIS can be proud of the considerable task accomplished since its foundation. Those who were at Vienna and Budapest will recall the luminous presence of Roman Jakobson and Umberto Eco and well know to what degree Thomas Sebeok was the soul of the 1979 Congress. They are aware of his considerable…

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IASS Election: KIM Sung Do Vice-President Candidature

Candidat au poste de vice-président KIM Sung Do Lettre de candidature Je présente dans cette lettre ma candidature au poste de vice-président de l’association internationale de sémiotique pour un mandat 2014-2019. J’ai effectué la fonction du membre du comité d’exécution depuis 1999. Je suis actuellement le président de l’association coréenne d’études sémiotiques et je dirige…

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