SEMIOFEST 2020 goes to Mexico

Semiofest, a Celebration of Applied Semiotic Thinking, is the world’s only applied semiotic conference. If you are a practitioner of semiotics or want to become one you should be there! We’re officially opening up the […]

New Issue of Signs & Media (Autumn 2019)

Dear all, we are delighted to announce the new publication of our Journal Signs & Media (Autumn Issue, 2019). Please feel free to download it by clicking Editor’s Note Victoria Lady Welby and her […]

SEMIOTIX Review of Books

By David Lidov   Robert S. Hatten A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music  Indiana University Press    Robert Hatten’s third book on musical meaning, from the Indiana University Press series which he […]

Emotions and the meaning of fashion

By Gabriel Baradee (with editorial notes) Emotions are at the core of the meaning of fashion. From the feelings conveyed by the fabrics with an almost infinite array of colors and textures —  and the […]

Self, Skin and Ink

Review of Chris William Martin, The Social Semiotics of Tattoos: Skin and Self. Bloomsbury Advances in Semiotics. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2019.   By Gary Genosko Sociology and semiotics have long been cozy bedfellows. […]

Socio-semiotics News

Personal pronouns have a special status in languages. As indexical tools they are the means by which languages and persons intimately interface with each other within a particular social structure. Pronouns involve more than mere […]

Indexes, deixis and pronouns

By Ole Togeby How to describe personal pronouns in a semiotic framework? In Peircean semiotics personal pronouns, such as I and you, are often classified as indexes because they sort of ‘point to’ one of the […]

A welcome addition to Peircean scholarship

About The Bloomsbury Companion to Contemporary Peircean Semiotics This book considers the work and influence of Charles Sanders Peirce, showing how the concepts and ideas he developed continue to impact and shape contemporary research issues. […]

AACSRE Announces 2019 Class of Emerging Fellows

The Academic Advisory Council for Signage Research and Education (AACSRE), in an effort to fuel the next generation of study for on-premise signage, has announced the Emerging Fellows for 2019-2020. The 2019 class of Emerging […]

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