Tag Archives: semiotics

Mariam from Georgia: I knew more about Tartu semiotics than about Estonia

On the day of our interview, Mariam arrived to Tartu from a week-long conference. She walked through the streets and said: “Oh my god, this is so familiar!” She had the feeling of opening the door and saying: “Hey Mom, … Continue reading

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Affective meaning-making: novel forms of community formation

Semioticians describe the novel forms of community formation, driven by affective meaning-making on social and online media. Continue reading

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Play a semiotical game of Greimas Puzzle

The University of Tartu’s master’s student Sven Anderson came up with a game based on Greimas square – Greimas Puzzle. Play it now using emoticons! Continue reading

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Escaping Modernity at Winter School in Kääriku

George Spencer Terry, a master’s student of EU-Russia studies, shares his experience at the winter school “Biopolitics and Semiotics of the Body”. Continue reading

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Meet Jason, the Debating Origami Artist

Meet Jason, a master’s student of semiotics in Tartu, an origami artist, a public speaker, and so much more. Continue reading

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University Will Not Make You Wise

Why study at university? Professor Mihhail Lotman gives some surprising answers. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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