Call for participation: The XXII Early Fall School of Semiotics (EFSS 2017)

Call for participation (until 15 July) The XXII Early Fall School of Semiotics (EFSS 2017) Digital Age in Semiotics and Communication (Sozopol, Bulgaria, 4-10 September 2017) Call_EFSS_2017_DASC EFSS 2017 will combine a conference for researchers in digital semiotics and a semiotic school for PhD and advanced MA students. The topic represents the research program of…

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CFP: Lexia 27-28 – Intentionality

LEXIA 27-28: Intentionality Edited by Massimo Leone, University of Turin and Zhang Jiang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, CASS Download: Lexia 27 – Call for Papers CALL FOR PAPERS [English version; Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese versions below] Intentionality is one of the most crucial areas of inquiry in both sciences and the humanities. The…

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Table ronde autour de l’œuvre en français d’Eero Tarasti

Table ronde autour de l’œuvre en français d’Eero Tarasti, sémioticien, musicologue, écrivain et musicien Mardi 30 mai 2017, 19 – 21 h., Librairie de l’Harmattan, 21 bis, rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris. Participants : Márta Grabócz (université de Strasbourg), Jean-Marie Jacono (université d’Aix-Marseille), Anne Hénault (Paris-Sorbonne), Antonia Soulez (université de Paris VIII) et l’auteur. Entrée libre….

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CFP: Anthropologies of the United States of America. Views from near and from afar

Call for papers Anthropologies of the United States of America. Views from near and from afar International Conference University of Palermo, June 15 – 16, 2017 This conference is an interdisciplinary research project intended for scholars from various fields. The aim is to discuss a historically, anthropologically and politically central country: the United States. Is…

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New issue: Punctum-International Journal of Semiotics – Volume 2, Issue 2 (2016)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the new issue (volume 2, issue 1) of Punctum-International Journal of Semiotics, the online, open access journal of the Hellenic Semiotic Society. Ιssue 2.2 is devoted to “Semiotics and Fieldwork: On critical ethnographies” The articles as well as the whole issue, can be accessed/downloaded at the journal’s…

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CFP: 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Semiotics and Visual Communication 2017

3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Semiotics and Visual Communication 2017 branded. the semiotics of branding – culture + context 3–5 November 2017 Cyprus University of Technology Lemesos, Cyprus website at: http://icsvc-conference.com/ Download full Call for papers: ICSVC3_CALL FOR PAPERS_2017 The 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Semiotics and Visual Communication will take place from the…

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CFP: The SSA 42nd Annual Meeting

CFP: The SSA 42nd Annual Meeting

THE PLAY OF SIGNS/THE SIGNS OF PLAY THE SSA 42nd ANNUAL MEETING THE UNIVERSIDAD POPULAR AUTÓNOMA DEL ESTADO DE PUEBLA (UPAEP) PUEBLA, MEXICO OCTOBER 25 – OCTOBER 29, 2017 CFP in Spanish: call for papers-spanish This year’s conference theme intends to celebrate our vibrant host country, Mexico, and the long-standing importance of the concept of play…

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CFP: Punctum 3(2), “From Theory to Methodology”.

Call for papers From Theory to Methodology Special issue of Punctum. International Journal of Semiotics Editors: Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos A scientific field incorporates four levels of operations, hierarchically related and leading from the more abstract to the more concrete. The first level is that of epistemology, the integration, explicit and conscious or…

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Summer university program at the University of Tartu: Juri Lotman and the Semiotics of Culture 2017

Summer university program at the University of Tartu: Juri Lotman and the Semiotics of Culture 2017

Summer university program at the University of Tartu: Juri Lotman and the Semiotics of Culture The aim of the course is to give an intensive introduction to Lotman’s semiotic theory of culture, its theoretical background and context as well as new developments and applications of his theory in current semiotics and cultural sciences. More specific…

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Obituary for Antonino Buttita

Obituary for Antonino Buttita Following the death of Antonino Buttita, we would like to offer you the opportunity to pay your tributes to this leading Italian semiotician. Please add your personal comments below this obituary by Gianfranco Marrone. After D’arco Silvio Avalle, Maria Corti, Pino Paioni, Cesare Segre, Umberto Eco, Tullio De Mauro, Gianfranco Bettetini,…

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New Book: Mimicry and Meaning: Structure and Semiotics of Biological Mimicry

Maran, Timo 2017. Mimicry and Meaning: Structure and Semiotics of Biological Mimicry. (Biosemiotics 16). Springer.   Abstract: The present book analyses critically the tripartite mimicry model (consisting of the mimic, model and receiver species) and develops semiotic tools for comparative analysis. It is proposed that mimicry has a double structure where sign relations in communication…

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