SEMIOTICS, LANGUAGE AND ADVERTISING
Masters at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
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.
ARTICLES AND BOOKS
A generic communication model based on Habermas and Searle’s versions of Speech act Theory, Owen Erikkson
Activism, Advertising, and Far-Right Media: The Case of Sleeping Giants, Joshua Brown et al.
Metaphors We Live By, George Lakoff and Mark Johnson
Morphology of the Folk Tale, Vladimir Propp
The Language of New Media, Lev Manovich
WEBSITES AND BLOGS