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A short and fun Introduction to Semiotics

Dig into Noam Chomsky’s theory of universal grammar and decide: are there universal grammar rules and are they hardwired into our brains?

The Yale University Art Gallery presents Let This Be a Lesson: Heroes, Heroines, and Narrative in Paintings at Yale, a semester-long lecture series with John Walsh. The public course will take a close look at eleven important paintings from Yale's art museums that represent scenes from history, myth, scripture, or literature.

Online conference hosted by the Centre for Digital Culture, May 2020 Introduction: Paolo Gerbaudo (King's College London)

Panel 1: Meme Magic is Real! Studying the politics of online subcultures through their memetic activity

Panel 2: Politics of Memes

Further details about the conference including speaker abstracts and bios available on our website https://www.centrefordigitalculture.n...

Tim is an author, policy advocate, and professor at Columbia University, best known for coining the term "net neutrality." THE ATTENTION MERCHANTS provide a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves. It serves as an illuminating, urgent look at how businesses commodify our attention, and what we lose when we give it to them.

Fascinating talk by Michela Murgia on why most stories we know are centered  around individual heroes and whether we can go beyond this type of narrative. Subtitles in English.

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