Editorial
By Paul Bouissac
As the Open Semiotics Research Center is bracing to launch new web-resources such as the Virtual Lab and the Journal of Evolutionary Semiotics, a look at the epistemological, sociological, and statistical significance of the www.semioticon.com is in order. Read more...
World Report
By Alexander Wolodtschenko
The world according to Hekateaus, 500 BCE; by Dariusz Ciach, 2003
The international, multidisciplinary conference: "Knowledge, Creativity and Transformations of Societies"/ KCTOS/ was held in Vienna from 6 to 9 December 2007. Read more...
World Report
The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) has been offering for several years a weekly seminar on narratology. Read more...
Semiotic Profile
By Torkild Thellefsen & Bent Sørensen
Dines Johansen, Professor of Literature at the University of Southern Denmark, started out studying German, Psychology and Philosophy but then decided to focus on General and Comparative Literature. Nevertheless, his first areas of study have accompanied him throughout his scholarly career as one of the foremost specialists in the field of sign studies and semiotics of literature. Read more...
World Report
The Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems (antÉ) at the University of Texas at Dallas is organizing an international symposium on one of the most critical aspects of anticipation. Read more...

Call for papers: EAA 14th Annual Meeting 16-21 September 2008, Valletta, Malta: Cognition and the art of artifact production.

World Report
By Scott Simpkins
The 32nd annual Semiotic Society of America conference with the theme of Semiotics and Survival was held in New Orleans of the United States of America on October 4-7, 2007 with more than 90 scholarly papers scheduled for presentation. Read more...
The Treasure Chest
By Paul Bouissac
The three books briefly reviewed below are only a very small, albeit representative sample of the extraordinarily abundant literature that is currently redefining our understanding of language, and may be the harbinger of a radical paradigm shift. Read more...

Announcement: As part of the EU ‘Cultaptation’ project, the Social Learning Strategies Tournament is an open, computer-based, tournament to determine the most effective social learning strategy. See the rules for entry.