Sites of Significance for Semiotics

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Sites of Significance for Semiotics - page II
Revised July 2000

Pascal Michelucci



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[1. Metapages]    [2. Encyclopedia]    [3. Dictionary]    [4. Periodicals]
[5. Proceedings]    [6. Research groups]    [7. Semiotics and Cognitive Sciences]    [8. Semiotics and Culture]
[9. Semiotic issues]    [10. People and Groups]    [11. Calls for papers]    [12. Fun and Beyond]
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5. Proceedings [Up to MENU]

 Personal note: The paucity of online proceedings in semiotics is disturbing, especially in the light of the dozens of conference calls for any given year. Physicists and computer scientists can access thousands of online papers in their field. Where did all the semiotics go?
Linguistics Abstracts Online (Terry Langendoen)
"[I]mmediate accesss via the World Wide Web to more than 15,000 abstracts from nearly 300 linguistics journals published since 1985".
Foundations of Information Science
Proceedings for 1994 and 1996. Abstracts for IASS/AIS 1999.
Stanford Humanities Review 4:1. (Cognitive Science and the Humanities). Bridging the Gap.
"Where cognitive science meets literary criticism." Thirty-five responses (Holland, Petitot...) to an on-line essay by Nobel laureate Herbert Simon.
Conference on Autopoiesis and Perception
August 1992, Dublin City University. Edited by Barry McMullin and Noel Murphy. Other parts of the Conference.
International Conference L.S. Vygotsky and the Contemporary Human Sciences
September 1994, Moscow. Twenty-one papers on-line.
Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science
June 1994, Edmonton. Twenty papers on-line.
A Semiotic Perspective on the Development of (artificial) Consciousness (Patrick John Coppock)
May 1995, Trondheim. A position paper.
Semiotics '95 Conference: Semiotics as a Bridge between the Humanities and the Sciences
November 1995, University of Toronto. Includes a conference programme (titles of some seventy-five papers and addresses) and ONE paper on-line.
L'image dans le langage et dans les non-langages
1997, Urbino. Twenty-one papers (french, Italian, English). Courtesy of the CSR in Aarhus.
Second International Conference on Cognitive Science
July 1999, Tokyo. All summaries.
Analyse des discours: textes, types et genres
December 1998, Toulouse. All summaries.
Cognitive Modelling '99
September 1999, Pushcino. Full texts.
Crisis of Representation. German-Italian Semiotic Colloquium
February 2000, Kassel. Summaries and contacts.




6. Research groups [Up to MENU]

Links related to degree granting institutions worldwide are provided by Göran Sonesson. Another programme in Staffordshire.
 
A.J. Greimas Centre for Semiotic Studies
Temperamental server.
Arbeitsstelle für Semiotik
Information. Research. Teaching. Publications. Contacts and Links.
Association for the Foundations of Science, Language and Cognition
News. Announcements. Publications.
Bakhtin Center
Projects. Resources. Seminars. Links.
Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology (CARP)
Bibliographies (searchable and expandable), description and an extensive picture gallery. A fair amount of material.
Center for Applied Semiotics
People. Research. Contacts. Semiotics [!].
Center for Nonverbal Studies (CNS)
Presentation. Announcements. Reference.
Center for the Philosophy of Nature and Science Studies (CPNSS)
A description of their mandate, bibliographies and contacts.
Center for Semiotic Research in Aarhus
A fair amount of material, with a lovely well tought-out interface. Introduction by Peer Aage Brandt.
Center for the Cognitive Science of Metaphor Online
An informative collection of bibliographies and articles by George Lakoff, Tim Rohrer and Gilles Fauconnier about cognitive dimensions of metaphor. Provides extensive links to relevant sites in the field.
Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
Projects. Links. Publications.
Centre de formation et de recherche en sémiotique (CERES, Jacques Fontanille)
Teaching. Coprporate missions. Research.
Centre pluridisciplinaire de sémiolinguistique textuelle de Toulouse
"GRIL specializes in developing small educational courseware for multi-level language teaching (French, English...), translation aids, lexical and terminological databases, database interfaces." Also with several publications. [Temperamental server. Request a connection several times in quick succession]
Centre de recherche sur l'intermédialité (CRI)
 Activities. References. Links.
Centre de Recherches & d'Études Sémio-Linguistiques pour l'Enseignement du Français (CRESLEF)
Contacts, ongoing research, publications and software.
Centro internazionale di semiotica e linguistica (Urbino)
Working papers and conference information.
Charles S. Peirce Society
Karl-Otto Apel and Umberto Eco's society.
Concordia Sensoria Research Team (CONSERT)
Conference, research, publications.
Département Communication Homme-Machine
Four research groups working on language and cognition.
Department of Semiotics, University of Tartu
New. Staff and Students. Bibliographies and documents.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Semiotik
Goals. Publication. Subscription. Links.
Dipartimento di Discipline della Comunicazione
Three active research groups: Secondo Gruppo di ricerca di analisi della conversazione. Gruppo di ricerca di analisi della conversazione. Seminario di etnografia urbana.
DSS/NVS. Dutch Society for Semiotics/Nederlandse Vereniging voor Semiotiek (Arjan vanBaest)
Provides lots of links.
Einführung Pragmatisches Kolloquium
A Freiburg group for the analysis of language data from various fields, including institutional and everyday, as well as media- or mass-communication. Great information services for linguisticians. Features PRAGMA, a database of scientific literature relating to pragmatics (Three thousand entries, sorted through keywords).
European Society for General Semantics
"Whatever you may say something is, it is not !" A. Korzybski. Seminars, publications and contacts.
Ikon Québec: Visual Arts
On visual communication. Contains an excellent introduction to visual semiotics, with bibliography (seven hundred entries) and an image bank. Superb interface [A lot more material in French].
Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
News. Links. People. Research. Publications. Teaching.
International Association for Semiotic Studies - IASS/AIS
A historical presentation, contacts and links. English mirror.
International Association for the Semiotics of Law. Association internationale de Sémiotique juridique
A bulletin board with links and related material.
International Association for Visual Semiotics
Contacts and links. The official site appears defunct.
International Ernst Cassirer Society
Also available in French and German.
IRPEACS - Équipe Interaction Cognitive
Team working on cognitive interaction in machine-mediated environments.
IRSCE. Institut de Recherche en Sémiotique, Communication et Éducation
People. Past and wresent research, publications, conferences.
Istituto di Discipline della Communicazione - Università di Bologna
All relevant information on professors and students, research activities and seminars. The parent site also harbours the programme for the Corso di Laurea in communication studies (in Italian).
Jakob von Uexküll Centre
Furthering the enterprise of biosemiotics.
Japanese Association for Semiotic Studies
Members's home pages, bulletin board, newsletter and a periodical in Japanese, Studia Semiotica.
Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (Lund)
Simple site that provides good contacts.
Metaphor and Metonymy Group
Abstracts. Conferences. People. Links.
Principia Cybernetica Project
"The Project aims to develop a complete philosophy or "world-view", based on the principles of evolutionary cybernetics, and supported by collaborative computer technologies".
SATOR. Société Internationale d'Analyse de la Topique romanesque
Mandate, contact to become a member of the SATOR list, announcements for a colloquium.
SEE. Semiosis, Evolution, Energy
A virtual research project on the transformation of energy within living systems and organizations - involves biosemiotics, physics, robotics, cognition and business. Virtual Institute. Journal. Terminology. Conferences. Publications and Links.
SIG. AERA's Special Interest Group: Semiotics in Education
History, agenda, lots of papers and current research. New site at Special Interest Groups in Semiotics and Education of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Southeastern-European Semiotic Center with an International Early Fall School
A graduate programme.
Staffordshire University Semiotics Special Interest Group
"This home page tells you about who's there in the SSIG group at School of Computing of Staffordshire University in the UK. It provides you a link to the Organisational Semiotics Forum and research in semiotics elsewhere in the world. Some publications and research opportunities and projects of the SSIG at Staffordshire University are available from this page."
Statistique linguistique (Institut National de la langue française, CNRS)
A research laboratory with four specialties: quantitative studies, diachronic philology, enunciation and document analysis. Access to BALZAC (an on-line concordance of the Comédie humaine) RABELAIS (an on-line concordance of Rabelais's works), THIEF and HYPERBASE. In French.
Svenska föreningen för semiotik/Swedish Society for Semiotic Studies
Description and contacts.
Wissenschaftliches Zentrum für Kulturforschung
Members. Publications. Links. Past and present projects.




7. Semiotics and Cognitive Sciences [Up to MENU]

 
Pre-History of Cognitive Science Web (Carl Stahmer)
A great bibliographical introduction to the philosophies of Berkeley, Burton, Hobbes and Locke. Access through author, subject, chronology and works.
Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science (Ronald Lemmen)
A hypertext presentation. "It is the aim of this page to bring together non-Cartesian approaches to the study of cognition. That means that the main point [...] is the idea that mind and body form a unity, not a union." Extensive links to various subjects: Action, phenomenology, cognition and life, emotion, philosophy...
ASOCS. Austrian Society for Cognitive Science
A thorough page providing interesting links to cognitive science worldwide.
Page personnelle de Bernard Morand
Teaching. Research. Publications.
CASTOR-project on Innovation, Knowledge Conversion and Representation
Conversion (of knowledge) And Semiotic Theories of Organization and Representation. Project. Members. Publications. Bibliography. Links.
Don Cunningham's Personal Page
Publications. Courses. Links.
Center for Research on Cognitive Science and Semiotics (CECCS)
Presentation. Contacts. Publications. Richer Portuguese version.
Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition
Headed by Douglas Hofstadter. People. Papers.
Cognition and Semiotics at Indiana University (Carlos Colón)
"Cognition and Semiotics P550 is a graduate level course offered by the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington. This page has been created thanks to the contributions from the P550 students and professor Donald Cunningham during the spring semester, 1995." A dozen essays, and links.
Cognitive Poetics Project (Reuven Tsur)
A bibliography and online documents.
Cognitive Science Society
Journal. Conferences. Studies. Sponsorship.
Conceptual Metaphor Home Page
"This server is a research tool for cognitive scientists and others interested in the study of conceptual metaphor systems. Ongoing work in the metaphor system of English and other languages is made available here using a hypertext format which allows the reader to trace links between metaphors and thus get a better idea of the structure of the system."
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography (David Chalmers)
A breathtaking annotated bibliography (newly expanded to fifty-two hundred entries) accessible through detailed topics and six sub-sections (1.Consciousness and Qualia. 2.Mental Content. 3.Metaphysics of Mind. 4.Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence. 5.Philosophy of Psychology. 6.Consciousness in the Sciences). "Many of the entries are annotated with a brief summary. [...] The bibliography consists mostly of papers and books from the last few decades, with density of coverage increasing with proximity to the present."
Center for Cognitive science at SUNY Buffalo (Summer Institute)
Besides constituting a virtual Who's Who? in cognitive science, this page features some one hundred and fifty summaries of workshops and conferences.
Geburt des Zeichens/The Birth of the Sign (Gerd Döben-Henisch)
An online essay. Part of a larger project: the Knowbotic Interface Projekt.
Literary Criticism: A Cognitive Approach (Herbert A. Simon)
An exploratory essay by Nobel laureate Herbert Simon.
Pergamon Press Internet Catalogue: Cognitive Science
Presentation of the periodical published by Pergamon.
Semiótica cognitiva (Juan Magariños de Morentin)
An introductory essay and site.




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Communication and Cultural Studies (Gary Genosko)
A course at the Cyber Semiotic Institute. "This course will focus on the interrelated areas of communication theory and cultural studies with a specific emphasis on the influence of Roman Jakobson's formulation of the model of communication and its functions on the analysis of decoding practices (the full range of which span aberrant to hegemonic) in cultural studies".
Unit for Culture Research at Tel Aviv University
Departmental description with links to faculty members' personal sites. Limited access to bibliographies and course material.
Cultural Studies from Birmingham
A research centre with a journal (four issues).
Cultural Semiotics - Visual Semiotics - Semiotic Theory (Lund, Sweden)
Extensive amount of material. Description of semiotics. Current research. Bibliographies. Seminar of Cultural Semiotics. Doctorate programme. Very thorough index of files. [In several languages]
Cultural Studies and Critical Theory
An interdisciplinary webliography presenting issues and concerns. [Lots of broken links]
Handbook of Human Symbolic Evolution (Andrew Lock & Charles Peters)
"This book, which is intended as a reference volume, was published in January 1997 (despite its listing as 1996). The Table of Contents is available, and Chapter Abstracts can be accessed from there or the side bar. Links are beginning to be listed under individual topics."
McLuhan, Baudrillard and Cultural Theory (Gary Genosko)
A series of eight lectures at the Cyber Semiotic Institute
Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media with a wealth of material. Personal pages of Nancy Armstrong and Robert Scholes. [Where did all the good stuff go?]
Psychology, Culture and Evolution (Al Cheyne)
Several essays, among which a notable cluster on paleopsychology illustrated by diagrams and pictures, and one on psychology and evolution. Links to articles and other sites of interest.
Semiotics and Commercial Culture on the Internet (T.J. Olney)
Six large essays by Lakoff, one by Chomsky, other items.






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[1. Metapages]    [2. Encyclopedia]    [3. Dictionary]    [4. Periodicals]
[5. Proceedings]    [6. Research groups]    [7. Semiotics and Cognitive Sciences]    [8. Semiotics and Culture]
[9. Semiotic issues]    [10. People and Groups]    [11. Calls for papers]    [12. Fun and Beyond]
[13. Lists and e-mail contacts]






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©Pascal Michelucci
Created December 31, 1995. (Fourth update). Updated July 24, 2000.