Visiting scholars at the Department of Semiotics
Yogi H. Hendlin (2019, University of California and Erasmus University of Rotterdam) - "Multi-level semiosis – and the impact of supernormal stimuli in the human superorganism and holobiont"
Jeremy Sherman (2019) - “A deep dive into Terrence Deacon’s teleodynamic approach to biosemiotics”
María Inés Arrizabalaga (2019, Cordoba National University, Argentina) - “Reception of Lotmanian semiotics in Latin America”
Jurga Katkuviene (2019, Greimas Centre from University of Vilnius, Lithuania) - "Corporeality in A. J. Greimas' Semiotics"
Cary Campbell (2019, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada) - "Enacting education from the inside: on the continuity of semiotic learning"
Pauline Delahaye (2018, Université Paris-Sorbonne) - "Signs for saying it. A semiotics study of animals' complex emotions“
Paul Cobley (2018, Middlesex University London) - "Semiotics and close reading"
Gunther Kress (2018, University College London, Juri Lotman Lecture) - "A social semiotic account of meaning and meaning-making: getting beyond the past and its frames"
Nils Lindahl Elliot (2018, Jakob von Uexküll Lecture) - "Observing Wildlife in Tropical Forests: A Geosemeiotic Approach"
Costantino Marmo (2018, University of Bologna) - “Definitions and classifications of signs between XII and XIII century”
Giovanni Manetti (2018, University of Siena) - “The debate about sign inference in Philodemus' De Signis”
Ivo Velinov (2018, New Bulgarian University) - "On basic and complex cultural transformations: Peirce, Greimas, Lotman"
Viktors Freibergs (2018, University of Latvia) - "Semiotics and Cinema: Elements of Film Language", "Gilles Deleuze and Andrey Tarkovsky: Time and Space Image in "The Mirror"", "Visual Communication in Film I: Terence Davies, Roy Andersson, Sergey Paradjanov", "Visual Communication in Film II: Bill Viola, Matthew Barney, Peter Greenaway"
Sara Lenninger (2018, Kristianstad University) - "Pictorial storytelling and children’s understanding of narrative fiction in pictoriality”,“On pictoriality and the phenomenology of pictures”, “Lifeworld rhetoric and semiotic analysis of visual meaning making”
Alin Olteanu (2018, Kaunas University of Technology) - Intensive course “Semiotic approaches to learning and education”
Mihály Hoppál (2017) - "Influence of the Tartu-Moscow semiotic school on Hungarian ethnosemiotics”
Zviad Sulaberidze (2017) - "Finding Opportunities for Biosemiotics in Robotics and AI"
Ivan Mladenov (2017) - "Animating Peirce - Conceptions in Action"
Suren Solyan (2017) - "Cultural and Sociosemiotics Today"
Patrick Sériot (2017) - "Biology for linguistists: obstacle or royal path to concept building?"
Julieta Haidar (2017) - "The Semiotics of Culture: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections."
Katalin Kroó (2017) - "On Some Methodological Aspects of the Disciplinary Identification of Literary Semiotics", "Semiotics of Intertextuality and Intermediality I-II“
Iryna Odrekhivska (2017) - "Retranslation and/or Translation Multiplicity as a Force of Cultural Evolution", "Editorial Practices of Translation: Agency and Commission"
Donald Favareau (2016) - "Current problems in biosemiotics"
Luc van Doorslaer (2016) - "Translation is much more than translation"
John Hartley (2016) - "Understanding Social Media: The Turn To Evolution, Complexity and ´The Three Bigs`"
Dario Martinelli (2015) - Numanities and semiotics
María Inés Arrizabalaga (2015) - Semiotics and translation from a South American viewpoint
Risto Heiskala (2015) - Toward semiotic sociology: A synthesis of semiology, semiotics and phenomenological sociology
Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (2015) - Peirce's Theory of Signs: A century of interpreters
Marc Champagne (2014) - The Peircean Categories: How they Work, and Why they Matter
Filip Jaroš (2014) - The animal as the man, the animal as the machine
Carlo Ginzburg (2014) - Dialogue as Fight, Dialogue as Challenge
Isabella Pezzini (2014) - The "Muse's" Circle around Collodi's Pinocchio. An Exemplary Case of Intersemiotics Translation
George Rossolatos (2014) - Brand Semiotics
Anne Wagner (2014) - "Indeterminacy in Legal Language" and "Imaging and Revealing the Close Connections between Visual and Legal Semiotics"
Andrius Grigorjevas (2013) - Greimasian Semiotics and Semiotics of Advertising
Ekaterina Velmezova (2012, in cooperation with Kalevi Kull) - Centre / Periphery Dialogues in Tartu Semiotics
Stuart Kauffman (2012) - From Physics to Semiotics
Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (2011) - Intensive course "Introduction to Peirce's Philosophy and Logic"
Paul Cobley (2010) - On Peirce and Narrative
Jesper Hoffmeyer (2010) - Form, substance and semiosis
Scott Gilbert (2010) - Semiotics of animal form
Umberto Eco (2009) - On the ontology of fictional characters: A semiotic study
Roger Parent (2009) - intensive course "Applied cultural semiotics and intercultural training: Emerging models and methods"
Patrick Seriot (2009) - "Splitting and Biding : the unexpected origins of Russian structuralism (Jakobson) in Russian religious philosophy" and "Voloshinov's theory of the sign : the ecological metaphor and conservative thought"
Brooke Deely (2009) - Sebeok's contribution to Semiotics of History
John Deely (2009) - seminar series "Human beings understood semiotically"
Paul Cobley (2009) - Narrative: time, modeling systems and abduction / Cultural implications of biosemiotics
Dinda Gorlée (2008) - The Black Box of Translation: Peirce's Glassy Essence; A Sketch of Peirce's Firstness: Art for Art's Sake?
Ivan Mladenov (2008) - Short course "American Pragmatism and Semiotics"
Nils Lindahl Elliot (2008) - The problem of re/presentation in the "New Zoos": some reflections on the nature of hypernaturalism
Malcolm Evans (2007) - Commercial semiotics
Ivan Mladenov (2007) - Peirce's approach and methods of analysis
Donald Favareau (2007) - The Evolutionary History of Biosemiotics
Paul Bouissac (2007) - Semiotics of circus perfomance
Gunther Kress (2006)
Winfried Nöth (2003) - Semiogenesis
Myrdene Anderson (2002, 2003) - Qualitative methods in semiotics; Semiotics of eating
Pille Bunnell (2002) - Autopoiesis
John Deely (2000) - Umwelt
Charles Lock (2000) - Bakhtin and dialogism (17.5)
Alexander Kozintsev (2000) - Laughter: Social and Biological Sources (new facts and theories)
Karl Eimermacher (1999) - Lotman-Institute
Irene Portis-Winner (1999) - Peirce
Thomas Winner (1999) - Macura
Alexander Kozintsev (1999) - New Data about the Origin of Human Language and Culture
Jesper Hoffmeyer (1993, 1999) - Biosemiotics
Sabine Brauckmann (1998) - Holism in the 20th century science
Jorgen Dines Johansen (1997) - Dialogue
Thomas A. Sebeok (1997, 1999) - History of semiotics
Göran Sonesson (1997) - Visual semiotics
Eero Tarasti (1997, 1998, 1999) - Transcendental semiotics
Thure von Uexküll (1997) - Biosemiotics and psychosomatic medicine
Boris Avramecs (1994, 1996) - "Music in the Cultural Context" and Global Processes in the 20th Century Music"; "Culturology of Music - Language of Music, Structure of the Musical Text, Tradition of Musical Culture"
Barend van Heusden (1994) - Evolution of semiosis