New Issue and Call for papers of Punctum – International Journal of Semiotics

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Volume 6, Issue 2   (2020) of Punctum-International Journal of Semiotics, the online, open-access journal of the Hellenic Semiotic Society. This issue is devoted to “Semiotics of Political Communication”, edited by Gregory Paschalidis. The articles, as well as the whole of the issue, can be accessed/downloaded at the journal’s website: https://punctum.gr/…

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Call for papers: 1ra. circular XIX Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Semiótica, Granada (Abril 21-23, 2022)

Los días 21, 22 y 23 de abril de 2022, la Universidad de Granada acogerá el XIX Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Semiótica con el objetivo de reflexionar sobre los tres conceptos del título del Congreso: cuerpo, sujeto y reflexión semiótica. Hacen mención al hecho de que por el cuerpo, en tanto entidad…

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Call for papers: Versus, n. 2, 2021

Human sciences in dialogue: epistemology and methods, agreements and disputes, acquisitions and projects. Starting from Paolo Fabbri’s semiotic research.Versus 2/2021Edited by Gianfranco Marrone In 1973, a long essay by Paolo Fabbri titled “Mass Communications in Italy: a Semiotic Glance and the Evil Eye of Sociology” was first published on Versus (“Le comunicazioni di massa in…

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Symposium “Facing Narratives: Tales of the Visage across Cultures” (Virtual), January 29, 2021

FRIAS, Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies Stemming from ERC Project FACETS (Face Aesthetics in Contemporary E-Technological Societies), led by FRIAS 2020/21 Senior Fellow Massimo LEONE, the symposium revolves on how the human face acquires specific cultural meaning in narratives, in literature, through visual means, and in present-day digital simulacra. The visage is the most important…

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Round Table: New normality, new life forms: Semiotics and Pandemic (Virtual), Moscow (January 23, 2021)

State Academic University for the Humanities, MoscowInternational Center for Semiotics and Intercultural Dialogue in collaboration with the Center for Franco-Russian Studies Under the Auspices of the International Association for Semiotic StudiesIASS-AIS ROUND TABLENew normality, new life forms: Semiotics and Pandemic Nouvelles normalités, nouvelles formes de vie : sémiotique et pandémie​Nueva normalidad, nuevas formas de vida:…

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Call for papers: 45th Annual Conference (Virtual) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (October 20-23, 2021)

Addressing Precarity: Semiotics, Semiosis, and Semioethics The 45th Annual Conference (Virtual)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, October 20-23, 2021 The theme for this year’s conference is Addressing Precarity: Semiotics, Semiosis, and Semioethics. The conference centers on considering precarity through the framework of semiotics. Presenters are encouraged to develop panels and submissions that consider semiosis, semioethics, and precarity. As…

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New Call for Chapters: Handbook of Brand Semiotics & Discourse Analysis

Target Release date: Q4 2021 (est.) Editors: Dr. George Rossolatos &  1 Co-editor (TBC) Introduction:  The market opportunity  Semiotics has exerted a paramount influence on marketing practice and research over the past 40 years. Semiotic concepts have been applied successfully to territories, such as brand and product design, packaging and advertising development and analysis. The analytical, interpretive…

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New CFP: “The Visual Culture of SARS-CoV-2”

edited by Tarcisio Lancioni and Federica Villa Nel corso dell’ultimo anno, la pandemia di SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19) ha segnato il modo di vivere di pressoché ogni comunità del pianeta, mettendo a repentaglio la vita degli individui, condizionandone le prospettive e i progetti, e trasformando le forme significanti attraverso cui, nelle diverse culture, si organizzano le…

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New CFP in French: Technologies numériques, rhétoriques et métaphores

Cahiers du Gerse, 2022 (Presses de l’Université du Québec) Le développement des technologies numériques, à l’exemple de la ville connectée, des données massives, de l’intelligence artificielle et de l’Internet des objets, est appuyé par un ensemble de discours mobilisant de multiples figures et différents topoï. Par divers procédés de langage et stratégies rhétoriques (Perelman & Olbrechts-Tyteca,…

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20th Gatherings in Biosemiotics, 27-29 November 2020

Registration for the 20th Gatherings in Biosemiotics is now open. Please fill the following form in order to register to the conference. Access priority will be given to paper presenters and poster presenters, but we will try to make the conference as widely available as possible. As the conference will be fully held online, registration is free…

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