Category Archives: Semiotics & Linguistics

About my LA lecture

I really enjoyed giving my lecture on Saussure and Text Semantics on October 7.  I spoke too long, but the audience responded well, and we had a very nice lunch together afterwards.  I intend to submit a version of my … Continue reading

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My upcoming lecture

I’ll be giving a talk at the Borough of Manhattan Community College for the International Linguistic Association Monthly Lecture Series on October 7, 2017. It’s titled “Catching Up with Saussure with Text Semantics. Click on image below for a link … Continue reading

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Fonts Matter

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¡Qué difícil es hablar español!

I love this ! ¡A toda madre! Con subtítulos en español: With English subtitles:  

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My Upcoming Lecture in New York

On October 14, 2017, I am going to give a lecture in New York  as part of the International Linguistic Association Monthly Lecture Series.  The title of my talk will be “Catching up to Saussure with Text Semantics”.  More infoto … Continue reading

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My article published in Babel – The Language Magazine

I contributed a brief article about Saussure in this month’s issue of Babel – The Language Magazine: “Looking Back to See Forward: Revisiting Saussure”.  

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The 12th International Columbia School Conference was great!

I just participated in the 12th International Columbia School Conference on the Interaction of Linguistics Form and Meaning with Human Behavior, February 14-16.  The talks were very interesting and I learned a lot about the Columbia School approach to studying … Continue reading

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Article published in the journal “Texto! textes & cultures”

A version of my paper given at the Semiotic Society of America Meeting (October 2014) was just published in the online journal Texto! textes & cultures based in France.  Here’s the link: http://www.revue-texto.net/index.php?id=3604. Up next is a semantic analysis of … Continue reading

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Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting was a success

Tanya and I had a great time in Seattle (October 1-6), attending a variety of stimulating talks and exploring the city with 5 straight cloudless days! My talk (“From the sign to the passage&#8220 was well received. I will  publish … Continue reading

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Semiotics Update

Here’s the paper I gave at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America in Toronto: Semiotic Practice and Internet Freedom.  This study outlines several ways in which the Semiotic theory of practices & other levels of semiotic … Continue reading

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