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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New CFP: Language and Semiotic Studies

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Published by Soochow University Press, China, it is an authorized quarterly journal with an independent ISSN (2096-031X) and CN (32-1859/H) granted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China. With all its contents appearing…

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New Book in French: Semiotics of Forms of Life

Semiotics of Forms of Life. World of Meaning, Ways of Being by Alain Perusset A study of contemporary semiotics on how we give meaning to our experiences and reveal our ways of being. Life, be it human or animal, individual or collective, can only rely on itself to persevere and sustain itself in the world. That…

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New Book in Italian: Frammenti di un disco incantato

Frammenti di un disco incantato. Teorie semiotiche, testualità e generi musicali Gabriele Marino (Aracne Editrice 2020) La musica si offre al nostro orecchio e al nostro esserne gli interpreti bilanciando sempre quelle che sembrano essere le sue due qualità distintive e contrapposte: l’ineffabilità e la capacità di comunicare sensazioni, atmosfere, storie in maniera chirurgica. La…

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New CFP: Semiotics of Contagion

Semiotics of Contagion:Models and Media in a Synergistic Epidemic Special issue of Punctum. International Journal of Semiotics GUEST EDITOR: Gary Genosko Semioticians, linguists, cultural theorists, communication and media thinkers have long been fascinated with scientific models. Philosophers of science have generated theories of models that address the relationships between theory, models, and the world. Today, in the time…

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New Book: The Language of Images

By Maria Giulia Dondero This book deals with two fundamental issues in the semiotics of the image. The first is the relationship between image and observer: how does one look at an image? To answer this question, this book sets out to transpose the theory of enunciation formulated in linguistics over to the visual field….

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New issue of Lexia: Semiotics and Digital Marketing

Edited by Cinzia Bianchi and Giovanna Cosenza Oggi la semiotica può dialogare con il Digital Marketing in molti ambiti. Fra questi, ci sono gli studi e le attività di Search Engine Optimization (SEO), il Digital Storytelling, il mondo della Web Usability e dell’Interface Design, l’analisi della User Experience (UX), le ricerche sulla viralità online, il…

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Special Issue of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law: “The Reasonable Interpreter. Perspectives on Legal and Non-Legal Semiotics”

Edited by Angela Condello, Paolo Heritier, Massimo Leone & Jenny Ponzo The origin of the present issue lies in a number of questions which intersect both the fields of semiotics and of legal philosophy and theory, especially concerning the nature and function of languages, and the function of reasonableness and interpretation in the balancing of…

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New Book: Les histoires qui nous sont racontées. De l’exclusion par les causalités narratives au transculturel dans les littératures des Amériques

Auteur: Patrick Imbert Les romans, nouvelles et récits des Amériques s’ouvrent de plus en plus aux altérités et ainsi se rejoignent dans leurs dynamiques. Leur structure narrative est fondée sur le schéma de Greimas et mène à la transformation de contenus à partir de temporalités/causalités qui s’enchaînent. Les causalités justifient des exclusions comme barbarie/civilisation. Elles…

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