CFP: GRAMMA Journal of Theory and Criticism

CALL FOR PAPERS GRAMMA Journal of Theory and Criticism Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts Issue number 20, 2012 Semiotics, defined by Ferdinand de Saussure in the early years of the 20th century as the study of how sign systems function in the life of society, has become such an…

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CFP – Twelfth Annual International Gathering in Biosemiotics

Call for Papers Twelfth Annual International Gathering in Biosemiotics University of Tartu, Estonia, 17-22 July, 2012. Gatherings in Biosemiotics is the annual meeting of world scholars studying sign processes in living systems. Since 2006, it has also been an annual meeting of the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS). In 2012, the Department of Semiotics…

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CFP – XL Congress of the Italian Association for Semiotic Studies

XL Congress of the Italian Association for Semiotic Studies Turin, September 28-30, 2012   Semiotics of Subjectivities In an époque when the meaning of subjectivities seems to be both blurring and confounding in the anonymity of social formations, the automatisms of technology, the fragmentation of networks, and the impotence of hierarchies, but also in the…

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CFP: VII Congreso Venezolano Internacional de Semiótica

  Laboratorio de Investigaciones Semióticas y Antropológicas Asociación Venezolana de Semiótica VII Congreso Venezolano Internacional de Semiótica “Cotidianidad, Educación y Comunicación” Homenaje al Dr. José Enrique Finol Segunda Convocatoria Fecha: 18 al 21 de julio de 2012 Sede: Postgrado de la Facultad de Humanidades y Educación Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, VENEZUELA La Asociación Venezolana de…

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Book: Grammar of the Cinematic Image, Rokhsar Vakharia

Flap text of the book My question: does the cinematic image have a grammar? My hypothesis: that which is rejected leaves an indelible mark on what is selected. In exploring what makes the cinematic image ‘irreal’ (critical to both, the question and the hypothesis) an analysis of the film Yuva shows how the image is…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Lexia n. 13: Semiotics of Protest: the Forms of Dissent

CALL FOR PAPERS  Lexia n. 13: Semiotics of Protest: the Forms of Dissent Lexia n. 13: Semiotica della protesta: le forme del dissenso Lexia n. 13: Sémiotique de la protestation : les formes de la dissension Lexia n. 13: Semiótica de la protesta: las formas del disenso Lexia, the international, peer-reviewed journal of CIRCE, the Center…

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27th INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEMIOTIC AND STRUCTURAL STUDIES

27th INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEMIOTIC AND STRUCTURAL STUDIES   to be held in Imatra, Finland, June 8-12, 2012 We are pleased to announce the research seminars and International Summer School for Semiotic and Structural Studies.   The seminars will be organized by the International Semiotics Institute (ISI) at Imatra and open to any semiotician interested…

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10th Congress of the International Association of Visual Semiotics AISV-IAVS 2012

10th Congress of the International Association of Visual Semiotics AISV-IAVS 2012 http://www.aisv2012.org/  Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8, September 2012 venue: Faculty of Law, University of Buenos Aires Figueroa Alcorta Av. 2263 Buenos Aires, Argentina Theme of the congress: Contemporary dilemmas of visuality Call for papers: http://www.aisv2012.org/docs/aisv2012-eng-call.pdf 300 to 500 words in English, Spanish or French Theme of…

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