M-FIL/05 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

Knowing the basic elements of communication; comprehending the structure of semiotic processes; acquiring a general view of major approaches.

Course Structure

Lectures and seminars.

Detailed Course Content

Communication phenomena and semiotic processes. The different fields and schools in general and applied semiotics. Comparison with the semiosis of verbal language.

Textbook Information

G. Giuliana, Piccola guida irriverente alla semiotica (available on Studium at the beginning of the course).

T. De Mauro, Guida all’uso delle parole, Laterza, 2019, 200 pp.

A. Bernardelli, E. Grillo, Semiotica. Storia, concetti, metodi, Carocci, 2014, 160 pp.

One of the following books at choice:

P. Polidoro, Che cos’è la semiotica visiva, Carocci, 2008, 120 pp.

V. Codeluppi, Che cos’è la pubblicità, Carocci, nuova ed. 2019, 120 pp.

E. Campisi, Che cos’è la gestualità, Carocci, 2018, 120 pp.

A. Bernardelli, Che cos’è la narrazione, Carocci, 2019, 140 pp.

E. Grillo, Semiotica dell’investigazione, Carocci, 110 pp.

In compliance with art 171 L 22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied. For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore provided by the Italian Association on Copyright. All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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