Carry on wondering… and you will be guided sensibly along the road uniting those no longer living, those not yet dead, and those still to be born.
August 12, 2022 / 5h30pm (BRT), 9h30pm (UTC+1h)
Lecturers: Júlio Pinto
Commentator: Mário Santiago de Carvalho
Chair: William Passarini
Meeting room: https://8×8.vc/ief_tech/io2s-deely
Júlio Pinto has a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1985), where he served as Teaching Assistant (1980-1985) of Portuguese and Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Romance Languages (1985-1986). He did postdoctoral work at the Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon, 1992). He acted as Chair of the Doctoral Program in Comparative Literature at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Chair of the Graduate Program in Communication at the same University, and later as Chair of the Graduate Program in Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was President of Compós (the Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Communication) 2011-2013, and was previously its Vice-President (2009-2013). He authored many books, the first of which was The Reading of Time (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1989), book chapters, and articles published in Brazilian and foreign journals. In his CV, the most current terms relating to his scientific and cultural activities are: Semiotics, Language, Communication, Philosophy of Language, Theory of the Image, Cinema and Television, Art, Electronic Media, and Intersemiotic translation. He is currently a member of Kairós, an international organization of university presidents and notable scholars dedicated to the enhancement of higher education and research.
Mário Santiago de Carvalho is Full Professor at the FLUC – Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, Scientific Coordinator of the Research & Development Unit IEF – Institute for Philosophical Studies, and author of more than 200 philosophy titles (among articles and monographs), published in Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Romanian and Mandarin; see: Scholarly Bibliography. He has already taught at several universities (in Porto, Lisbon, Azores, Salamanca, Luxembourg, Sun Yat-sen and České Budějovice), and, besides Portugal, he has been summoned to PhD examinations in Salamanca, Paris, Leuven and Macerata. In his teaching and research activity, Mário S. de Carvalho privileges the history of philosophy, metaphysics, and the philosophy of music. He is the director of the international online series Conimbricenses.org, as well as the coordinator of the bilingual edition of the “Jesuit Coimbra Course,” currently being edited by the Coimbra University Press.
This event is part of the 2022 International Open Seminar on Semiotics: a Tribute to John Deely on the Fifth Anniversary of His Passing, cooperatively organized by the Institute for Philosophical Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, the Lyceum Institute, the Deely Project, Saint Vincent College, the Iranian Society for Phenomenology at the Iranian Political Science Association, the International Association for Semiotics of Space and Time, the Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Semiotic Society of America, the American Maritain Association, the International Association for Semiotic Studies, the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies, the International Center for Semiotics and Intercultural Dialogue, Moscow State Academic University for the Humanities and the Mansarda Acesa with the support of the FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Government of Portugal under the UID/FIL/00010/2020 project.
The image was designed by Zahra Soltani.