Editorial
By Paul Bouissac
The main stock of semiotics – its epistemological substance so to speak – consists of a set of models that were constructed in order to account for small data samples. (...) But what does happen when the data available are stored in the form of bytes numbering in the tens of thousands of trillions? Read more...
Guest Column
By Loet Leydesdorff
The articulation of the idea that human beings not only provide meaning to events, but are able to communicate meaning in addition to and in interaction with the communication of information emerged gradually during the 20th century with the development of sociology as a discipline. Read more...

Call for Contributions: Anne Wagner and Sophie Cacciaguidi will be editing a 4 volume anthology, Treatise on Legal Semiotics, to be published by SPRINGER. See Wagner's “The Study of the Semiotics of Law: An International and Interdisciplinary Research Group” (above) for details.

State of the Art
The following text is part of an interview with David Herman regarding the Project Narrative initiative based at Ohio State University and other recent developments in the domain of narrative inquiry. Read more...
World Report
By Scott Simpkins
In the mid-1980s, a handful of semioticians organized the Semiotic Circle of California at the University of California, Berkeley, a group that remains as eclectic as the city itself. Read more...
World Report
By Carlo Scognamiglio
The session “Exploring Non-Reduction and Levels of Reality”, within the Metanexus’ event “Subject, Self, and Soul: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Personhood” (Madrid, 13-17 July, 2008), proposed different points of view on the problem of an antireductionist theory of reality. Read more...

Issue 13 features the work of Anne Downton in Semiotix in Pix

State of the Art
By Anne Wagner
The International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law held its first annual meeting in 2002 after the merger of two pre-existing organisations with different emphases in their theoretical approaches. Read more...
World Report
By Katre Väli and Kalevi Kull
The Department of Semiotics at Tartu University is pleased to announce the launching of a new English MA program in the fall of 2009. Read more...
World Report
By Margaret Freeman
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts (MICA) was founded as a nonprofit organization in 2008 by Mark Turner and Donald and Margaret Freeman. Read more...