Décès de Bruno Latour

Cher.e.s collègues, cher.e.s ami.e.s, C’est avec beaucoup de tristesse que nous apprenons le décès de Bruno Latour, Philosophe, anthropologue et sociologue des sciences et des techniques, décédé dans la nuit du 8 au 9 octobre à l’âge de 75 ans.Dans les dernières années, Bruno Latour a été l’une des plus grandes figures de la pensée…

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Obituary Andrew Stables (1956-2022)

Andrew Stables (1956-2022) Andrew Stables was known by friends and colleagues as “Andy”, an informal mode of address that suggests his friendly and approachable personality. He is one of the most prominent scholars in philosophy of education and a pioneer of the semiotic approach to education, having published several books and more than one hundred…

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In Memory of Per Aage Brandt (26 April 1944 – 11 November 2021)

Per Aage Brandt seemed to be fuelled by vital energy sources much different from those upon which other common mortals rely. Nothing could keep him from playing yet another set, writing or discussing yet another poem, translating yet another text, founding yet another publishing house or gallery or journal, writing yet another article or developing…

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Despedimos a Leonor Arfuch

La Asociación Argentina de Semiótica lamenta el fallecimiento de Leonor Arfuch, destacadísima intelectual de notable influencia en el campo de las ciencias sociales y humanas. Sus estudios sobre subjetividades, lo autobiográfico y las interrelaciones entre narrativa, identidad y memoria han marcado una línea de trabajo cuya relevancia la han vuelto una referencia ineludible de reconocimiento…

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Charls Pearson (1932-2021)

We regret to inform the world of semiotics, that it has lost one of its own. Dr. Charls Pearson left this world on May 11, 2021, just shy of his 89th birthday.  He passed after several years of ill health, due to complications of type 2 diabetes.          Charls was very devoted to the study…

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Obituario Rosa María Ravera (1932-2021)

Expresamos a la Asociación Argentina de Semiótica, a la Federación Latinoamericana de Semiótica, a la International Association for Semiotics Studies- Association Internationale de Sémiotique, a la Federación Latinoamericana de Estética y a la Asociación Argentina de Estética Un Profundo Pesar por el Sensible Fallecimiento de la Dra. Rosa María Ravera, alguien necesario ya no estará…

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OBITUARY. Rosa María Ravera (1932-2021)

It is with great sadness and regret that we have all received – especially the Argentine, Latin American and international semiotic community – the news of the death of Rosa María Ravera.This universal rosarina, a woman of unmistakable joy, always smiling and generous, extraordinarily loyal to her friends and to her convictions, left a deep…

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Hongwei Jia, talented Chinese semiotician and translator, passes away at 44.

By Hongbing Yu Dr. Hongwei Jia, a linguist-turned Chinese semiotician and translator, died on May 24 in Harbin, China. He was 44 and lived in Beijing. The cause of his passing was complications from severe pneumonia due to overfatigue, according to his brother Hongtao Jia. At his death, Dr. Jia was Associate Professor of Linguistics…

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