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 […]

Cognitive Semiotics

IACS-3 in Toronto David Lidov The third conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics was held in Toronto, July 13-15, 2018, hosted by Ryerson University’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and its School […]

The Surrealist image: a cognitive semiotics approach

By Paul Bouissac (University of Toronto) Introduction: the epistemological context The emerging paradigm of cognitive semiotics in the mid-1990s signaled the recognition that the theoretical models that had been developed during the 20th century in […]


Professor Chris Martin introduces his new book on the socio-semiotics of tattoos.         Episode 1   In this series of podcasts, researcher and professor Dr. Chris Martin sits down with the editor […]

Public Journal of Semiotics (PJOS) changes site address

Public Journal of Semiotics (PJOS) changes site address: http://journals.lub.lu.se/pjos/   Public Journal of Semiotics (PJOS) was established in 2007 by Prof. Paul Bouissac as a nonprofit organization aiming to “publish original research articles in domains […]

Making Sense of the Supermarket

Laura R. Oswald President, Marketing Semiotics Inc. key words: semiotics, culture, brand strategy, culture, consumers, packaging, advertising, emerging markets, food, supermarket In a recent interview for NPR’s SALT (2018), we discussed the challenges facing global food […]

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