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The American Journal of Semiotics


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July 27, 2023

  • Taylor A. Greer
    A Tale of Two Cadences
    Charles Griffe's Prelude to Musical Irony
    first published on July 27, 2023
  • Tristan McKay
    Conceptual Palettes as Sites of Creative Negotiation in Leah Asher’s TRAPPIST-1
    first published on July 27, 2023
  • Michael Baker
    Conceptual Blending and Mendelssohn’s Poetics of Song
    first published on July 27, 2023

July 22, 2023

  • Robert S. Hatten
    Toward an Adequate Theoretical Framework for Interpreting Complex Signification in Music
    first published on July 22, 2023
  • Sally Ann Ness
    Watching Musical Symbols Grow
    The Semiotics of Practice in Choral Music Conducting
    first published on July 22, 2023

May 4, 2023

  • Esteban Céspedes, Miguel Ángel Fuentes
    A Dynamic Model of Delimited Infinite Semiosis
    first published on May 4, 2023

April 29, 2023

  • Bent Sørensen, Torkild Thellefsen, Amalia Nurma Dewi
    A Dialogue with Leone’s Socio-cultural Semiotics of Innovation
    Considering the Relevance of Some Peircean Concepts
    first published on April 29, 2023
  • Martin Macháček
    The Indeterminacy of Reality and the Fallibility of Science
    first published on April 29, 2023
  • Daniel Torras i Segura
    The Semiotic Square Applied to Silence
    A New Attempt and Some Revelations
    first published on April 29, 2023
  • Vern S. Poythress
    Multiple Perspectives in Semiotics, Illustrated with Tagmemic Analysis of Tic-Tac-Toe
    With Implications for Artificial Intelligence
    first published on April 29, 2023

March 16, 2022

  • Martin Svantner
    Agency as Semiotic Fabrication
    A Comparative Study of Latour’s ANT
    first published on March 16, 2022

March 15, 2022

  • Susan Petrilli, Augusto Ponzio
    Precarity and Insecuritas, between Fear of the Other and Apprehension for the Other
    From Semiotics to Semioethics
    first published on March 15, 2022
  • Vít Gvoždiak
    Ivo Osolsobě on General Semiotics in the Czech Tradition
    first published on March 15, 2022

March 10, 2022

  • Michal Karľa
    On Peirce’s Earliest Conception of Metaphysics
    first published on March 10, 2022

March 8, 2022

  • Francesco Buscemi
    The Aryan Race of Animals
    The Role Played by Colour in the Visual Semiotics of Nazi Propaganda
    first published on March 8, 2022

March 5, 2022

  • Deborah Eicher-Catt
    Peirce, Dewey, and the Aesthetics of Semioethics
    Felt Qualities, Embodied Intensities, and the Precarity of Relational Fulfillment
    first published on March 5, 2022

August 19, 2021

  • Ionut Untea
    Semioethics and the Average Life: Philosophical Harvesting from Arid Soils
    first published on August 19, 2021

August 6, 2021

  • Thaddeus Martin
    Jaspers On Communicology: The Scission Point Boundary Condition of Existence and Existenz
    first published on August 6, 2021

July 28, 2021

  • Nicholas L. Guardiano
    Transcendentalist Encounters with a Universe of Signs
    first published on July 28, 2021

July 27, 2021

  • Geoffrey Ross Owens
    Semiotics and the Suburbs: A Phenomenological Analysis of Urban Frontier Settlements
    first published on July 27, 2021

February 2, 2021

  • Seema Khanwalkar
    Designed Environments, Mimesis and Likeness: Exploring Human-Material Ecologies
    first published on February 2, 2021

January 28, 2021

  • Baranna Baker
    From a Bubbling Swirl of Signs: Fiction, Film, and De-sign
    first published on January 28, 2021
  • Dora Ivonne Alvarez Tamayo
    Design in the Time of COVID-19: A Semiotic Angle
    first published on January 28, 2021

January 27, 2021

  • Evripides Zantides
    Signs of National Identity in the Graphic Design of Cypriot Print Advertisements
    first published on January 27, 2021

January 21, 2021

  • Farouk Y. Seif
    De-Sign as a Destiny of Negation
    The Paradox of Sustaining Boundaries While Traversing Borders
    first published on January 21, 2021
  • Tiago da Costa e Silva
    On the Edge of the Unknown
    A Relational Account of Intentionality, Formativity, and Transgressiveness of the Process of Design
    first published on January 21, 2021

August 28, 2020

  • Nathan Houser
    Semiotics and Philosophy
    first published on August 28, 2020
  • Nathan Houser
    Peirce on Practical Reasoning
    first published on August 28, 2020
  • Nathan Houser
    Thinking at the Edges
    first published on August 28, 2020

February 13, 2020

  • Sally Ann Ness
    Diagnosing with Light
    The Semiotics of Acupoint Biophoton Emissions Testing
    first published on February 13, 2020
  • Richard L. Lanigan
    Crossing Out Normative Boundaries in Psychosis
    The Communicology of a Social Semiotic Passage in Dickens’ Bleak House
    first published on February 13, 2020

January 30, 2020

  • Morten Tønnessen
    What Can be Known about Future Umwelten?
    first published on January 30, 2020

January 3, 2020

  • Massimo Leone
    Semiotics of Religion
    A Map
    first published on January 3, 2020
  • Steven Skaggs
    The Semiotics of Visual Identity
    first published on January 3, 2020

August 23, 2019

  • Martin Švantner
    Inferring Ears
    Cognitive Semiotics and Musical Anthroposemiosis
    first published on August 23, 2019
  • Richard Rosenbaum
    Toward a Renewed Theory of the Narreme
    first published on August 23, 2019

August 8, 2019

  • Jennifer Hinnell
    The Verbal-Kinesic Enactment of Contrast in North American English
    first published on August 8, 2019

July 18, 2019

  • Duygu Uygun Tunç
    Transformative Communication as Semiotic Scaffolding of Cognitive Development
    first published on July 18, 2019

July 17, 2019

  • Lillian A. Black, Katherine Tu, Cliff O’Reilly, Yetian Wang, Paulo Pacheco, Randy Allen Harris
    An Ontological Approach to Meaning Making through PATH and Gestalt Foregrounding in Climax
    first published on July 17, 2019

July 16, 2019

  • Donna E. West
    Index as Scaffold to the Subjunctivity of Children’s Performatives
    first published on July 16, 2019

June 6, 2019

  • Maxine Sheets-Johnstone
    The Silence of Movement
    A Beginning Empirical-Phenomenological Exposition of the Powers of a Corporeal Semiotics
    first published on June 6, 2019

May 23, 2019

  • Göran Sonesson
    The Psammetichus Syndrome and Beyond
    Five Experimental Approaches to Meaning-Making
    first published on May 23, 2019

March 15, 2019

  • Mark Lemon
    Packing in Meaning
    Applying Jakobson’s Model of Communication to Packaging Design
    first published on March 15, 2019

March 14, 2019

  • Steven Skaggs
    Visual Identity
    Systems and Semiotics
    first published on March 14, 2019

March 12, 2019

  • Mariane Cara
    The Semiotic Layers of Instagram
    Visual Tropes and Brand Meaning
    first published on March 12, 2019

February 23, 2019

  • Maciej Biedziński
    Possibilities of Materiality
    Application of a Peircean Model of the Sign for Building New Brands
    first published on February 23, 2019

February 14, 2019

  • Sónia Marques
    Life’s a Circus
    A Case Study of the Branding of Camper Shoes
    first published on February 14, 2019

February 7, 2019

  • Barry Stampfl
    Hypothetic Inference as “Peculiar Musical Emotion”
    Interpreting Hüsker Dü
    first published on February 7, 2019

February 1, 2019

  • Kristian Bankov
    Legendary Brands and Economic Value
    A Semiotic Approach
    first published on February 1, 2019

September 5, 2018

  • Farouk Y. Seif
    Imaginary Dialogue with John Deely
    Playing with Boundaries Across Space and Time
    first published on September 5, 2018

July 13, 2018

  • Martin Švantner, Michal Karľa
    John Deely’s Influence on Prague Semiotics
    first published on July 13, 2018

June 21, 2018

  • Brian Kemple
    Elaboration of the Intellectual Sign
    first published on June 21, 2018
  • Paul Cobley
    Human Understanding
    The Key Triad
    first published on June 21, 2018

June 7, 2018

  • Søren Brier
    Pragmaticism, Science, and Theology or How to Answer the Riddle of the Sphinx?
    first published on June 7, 2018

May 15, 2018

  • Göran Sonesson
    Meaning Redefined
    Reflections on the Scholastic Heritage Conveyed by John Deely to Contemporary Semiotics
    first published on May 15, 2018

April 19, 2018

  • Donna E. West
    Deely’s Extension of Peirce’s Thirdness
    first published on April 19, 2018

February 17, 2018

  • Thomas D. Craig
    Shelter on the Mountain of God
    Ernst Cassirer and the Religious Institution of Empire
    first published on February 17, 2018

January 26, 2018

  • Yun Xia
    Cassirer’s Symbolic Forms in Application
    New Symbolization of New Thought in the Language of Online Communication
    first published on January 26, 2018

January 10, 2018

  • Rolf-Dieter Hepp
    Epistemological and Symbolic Aspects of Sociological Thinking
    first published on January 10, 2018

December 28, 2017

  • Eric M. Kramer
    Cassirer as Revolutionary: Semiotics as Embodied Worldview
    Appreciating the Other in Ourselves
    first published on December 28, 2017

December 19, 2017

  • Maureen Connolly
    Paulo Freire and Ernst Cassirer
    Mythic and Superstitious Consciousness in Contemporary Academic Culture
    first published on December 19, 2017
  • Jacqueline M. Martinez
    Cassirer’s “Violent Inner Tensions of Culture”
    A Cultural Phenomenology of Ethics, Freedom and the Mythology of Peace
    first published on December 19, 2017

December 15, 2017

  • Richard L. Lanigan
    Ernst Cassirer’s Theory and Application of Communicology: From Husserl via Bühler to Jakobson
    first published on December 15, 2017

December 13, 2017

  • Göran Sonesson
    Beyond the “Tragedy of Culture”
    In-between Epistemology and Communication
    first published on December 13, 2017

May 3, 2017

  • Massimo Leone
    On Insignificance
    first published on May 3, 2017