Call for Papers for the Section “Signs and the City” – CCKS: Cities, Cultures, Knowledge Societies

Invitation email Dear Colleagues, every second year, the Vienna based international Research Institute for Regional and Transnational Processes INST hosts a big conference on culture and society related topics. This year’s World Conference on CCKS: Cities, Cultures, Knowledge Societies CCKS will be held 25-28 November. Unlike the previous events, however, the majority of sections will…

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Call for Papers: CINESONIKA

Call for Papers & Presentations Keynote Speaker: Don Ihde CINESONIKA: The First International Film and Video Festival of Innovative Sound Design is adding a conference component. We are seeking interdisciplinary contributions on sound in relation to the moving image. Media thinkers, film scholars, art historians, performance theorists, composers, filmmakers, sound practitioners, multimedia semioticians, philosophers of…

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Call for papers: Eighth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, 16-18 June 2011

2011  Linnaeus University, Sweden Eighth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, 16-18 June 2011 The eighth in a series of biennial international and interdisciplinary symposia organized by the Iconicity Research Project since 1997, this meeting will once again focus on iconicity – understood as form miming meaning and form, and meaning miming form…

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VI CONGRESO VENEZOLANO-INTERNACIONAL DE SEMIÓTICA 14-15 Y 16 DE JULIO DE 2010 TRUJILLO-TRUJILLO-VENEZUELA

VI CONGRESO VENEZOLANO-INTERNACIONAL DE SEMIÓTICA 14-15 Y 16 DE JULIO DE 2010 TRUJILLO-TRUJILLO-VENEZUELA Primera circular La Universidad de los Andes, El CILL “Mario Briceño Iragorry”, La Maestría en Literatura Latinoamericana,  La Asociación Venezolana de Semiótica,  La Universidad del Zulia y El Laboratorio de Investigaciones de LUZ, invitan a docentes, investigadores, estudiantes e interesados en la…

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Call for papers: International Conference “Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations”. Tartu, Estonia. 4-8 April 2011

Call for Papers INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “ZOOSEMIOTICS AND ANIMAL REPRESENTATIONS” Tartu, Estonia. 4–8 April 2011. Zoosemiotics is an interdisciplinary research program introduced by an American semiotician Thomas A. Sebeok in the 1960s with the aim to merge semiotics and ethology and to launch semiotic studies of animal communication. The foundational idea in zoosemiotics is that relations…

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Call for Papers: Tourism belongs to whom? Exploring tourism in theory and practice. International Conference University of Palermo, June 17-18, 2010

Call for papers Tourism belongs to whom? Exploring tourism in theory and practice International Conference University of Palermo, June 17-18, 2010 Deadline for receiving abstracts: April 30, 2010 Rather than see tourism as a marginal phenomenon, during this conference we intend to examine tourism as a privileged site from which to reflect on the contemporary…

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Conference held by the Swiss Association of Semiotics in Zurich on 24 April at the Department of Philosophy

Vergessen L’art d’oublier Leerzeichen des Denkens? Signes-vides de la pensée? Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kulturtheorie und Semiotik SGKS (Studientag) Datum: Samstag 24. April 2010 Veranstaltungsort: Universität Zürich, Ethikzentrum (Kutscherhaus), Zollikerstrasse 117, 8008 Zürich

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Call for Papers: From Observation to Text, from Text to Culture Two Paths of Semiotics? International Conference Tallinn University (Estonia), 7-8 may, 2010

(French version follows) Call for paper From Observation to Text, from Text to Culture Two Paths of Semiotics? International Conference Tallinn University (Estonia), 7-8 may, 2010 Deadline for receiving abstracts: April 10, 2010 How to define semiotics? Which practices delimit its knowledge? The first answer is that semiotics has to do with texts and with…

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Call for Papers (in English and French) for the International Conference on The Everyday, organized by The Hellenic Semiotic Society and the Department of French Studies and Modern Languages of the University of Cyprus (5-7 November 2010, Nicosia, Cyprus).

THE EVERYDAY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (French version follows) The Hellenic Semiotic Society and the Department of French Studies and Modern Languages of the University of Cyprus are organizing an international conference on The Everyday. The conference will take place from 5 to 7 November 2010 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Working languages are English, French, and Greek. From…

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