Events

March 14, 2022 

Lecture “Veganismo digital: prácticas, representaciones, significaciones [ES]

Workshop Reflexiones en torno al veganismo desde las ciencias sociales, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), Santiago (Chile)

     – Programme
     – Streaming (active on March 14, 2022)

February 24, 2022 – June 9, 2022 

Ideologia e Semiotica / Ideology and Semiotics[IT/EN]

Advanced Seminars in Semiotics (AY 2021/2022), organized and directed by Simona Stano

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

     – Programme 
     – Registration
     – Streaming

 

December 21-22, 2021 

ConferenceNuovi media, nuovi miti / New media, new myths [IT/ES]

Organized in collaboration with the Centre for Interdisicplinary Research on Communication CIRCe (CIRCe), the Department of Philosophy and Educational Sciences (UniTo), the ERC projects FACETS and NeMoSactI, and Polo del 900-Museo Diffuso della Resistenza

     – Programme
     – Registration – in person participation (deadline: 48h prior to the event)
     – Streaming (active on Dec 21-22, 2021)

December 21, 2021 

Il mito, ieri e oggi [IT]

Keynote Lecture – ConferenceNuovi media, nuovi miti

University of Turin, in collaboration with Polo del 900-Museo Diffuso della Resistenza (Italy) and the European Union

     – Programme
     – Registration – in person participation (deadline: 48h prior to the event)
     – Streaming (active on Dec 21-22, 2021)

December 9, 2021 

Between (In)Edibility and (Un)Eatability: Food Products and Communication Strategies [EN]

Lecture, IMCA Seminars, Lugano University (USI)

Abstract

November 11, 2021 

Food for Thought [EN]

Book presentation, with Amy Bentley, #Semioboomer

Watch it on Facebook
Watch it on YouTube

November 11, 2021 

Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning [EN]

Book presentation – Seminar “#Semioboomer

Lexia

     – Programme
     – Book webpage
     – Follow on Facebook
     – Follow on YouTube

October 3, 2021 

Nuovi cibi, vecchi pregiudizi [IT]

with Matteo Bordone, Food & Science Festival 2021, Mantova (Italy) 

     – Programme
     – Video

September 24, 2021 

COMFECTION at “Sharper – European Researchers’ Night 

Valentino Castle (Turin), Italy

     – Sharper 2021 webpage
     – Full programme

June 14-15, 2021 

International ConferenceFoodologies: Nourishment, Language, Communication [EN/FR/ES]

organized in collaboration with the University of Turin (Italy), New York University (US), and the European Union

     – General description
     – Dedicated webpage
     – Programme
     – Book of Abstracts

June 14-15, 2021 

Foodologies [EN]

Keynote Lecture – International ConferenceFoodologies: Nourishment, Language, Communication

University of Turin (Italy), in collaboration with New York University (US) and the European Union

     – Programme
     – Book of Abstracts

June 4, 2021 

Dalla verità alla post-verità: il discorso mitico tra passato e presente” [IT] 

Lecture – XXVI National Conference of the Society of Philosophy of Language (SFL) Narrazioni, confabulazioni e cospirazioni / Narrations, Confabulations, and Conspiracies (Italy)

     – Programme
     – Video

May 28, 2021 

Semiosis in Digital Communication. The Foodsphere Between Disinformation and Misinformation” [EN]

Lecture – International Conference Semiosis in Communication III: Culture, Communication and Social Change

NUPSPA, Bucharest (Romania)

     – Programme
     – Abstract / Book of Abstracts 
     – Video

April 27, 2021 

Buono da pensare / Good to think with [IT/EN]

Ludic-educational activity with kindergarten students – “Scuola Europea”

Turin (Italy)

March 9, 2021 

Marie Curie Fellowship Winners [IT]

Interview – Infoday and training programme for PhD students

University of Turin (Italy)

March 9, 2021 

Cuentos de (una) semiótica [ES]

Meet(ing) with high school students – IIS Majorana

Turin (Italy)

February 5, 2021 

Presentation of the journalLexia (CIRCe – DFE) [IT]

Journal Presentation – Roundtable Riviste di semiotica organized by Ocula on the occasion of its 20th anniversary

     – Zoom session
     – Video

December 18, 2020 

Il Natale è servito: miti, riti, traduzioni [IT]

Plenary Lecture – Roundtable Semiotica del Natale (in collaboration with the ERC project NeMoSanctI)

University of Turin (Italy)

     – Programme
     – Link to the online session (Lexia YouTube channel)

November 24 and 27, 2020 

Buono da Pensare – COMFECTION at the European Researchers’ Night 2020 [IT]

Project Presentation and Activities of Public Engagement with primary school students – “Good morning Torino!”, Sharper – European Researchers’ Night 2020

Turin (Italy)

     – Programme
     – Registration form (for schools)

November 13-15, 2020 [Postponed to June 17-19, 2022 due to COVID-19]

Myth Between the Past and the Present: Knowledge, (Meta)Language, Communication[EN]

Lecture – 4th International Conference Semiotics and Visual Communication: Myths Today

Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol (Cyprus)

     – Conference website (EN)

November 10, 2020

Il corpo nudo. Immaginari, culture, politiche[EN]

Plenary Lecture – Webinar Immagini del corpo/Immaginari della salute

University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

     – Book of Abstracts
     – Link to the sessions

November 10, 2020

Communication for Food Protection (COMFECTION)[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Symposium CIRCe | Linee di ricerca sulla comunicazione

University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

     – Programme
     – Link to the session

October 24, 2020

Nostalgia di un futuro passato: percorsi semiotici tra pre- e post-gastromania[IT]

Video-Lecture – XLVIII AISS Conference Futuro passato

Associazione Italiana di Studi Semiotici / Italian Association for Semiotic Studies (Italy)

     – Programme       – Video
     – Abstract             – Link to the session

October 22, 2020

Ideology and the Semiotic Analysis of Food[EN]

Lecture – Graduate Seminar Critical Semiotics: From Sign to Ideology

Shanghai University (China)

     – Programme
     – Website

October 4, 2020

Relazioni pericolose. Dal pangolino alle penne lisce, come la pandemia ha cambiato il nostro rapporto col cibo[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Food & Science Festival 2020

Mantua (Italy)

     – Programme (online version) / Programme (PDF)
     – Website

July 6, 2020

Semiotica dell’alimentazione contemporanea: come la comunicazione influenza le nostre abitudini e attitudini alimentari[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Nutrimi, The Digital Forum on Nutrition

Milan (Italy)

     – Programme
     – Link to the Forum website

June 30, 2020

Nutrire la fiducia. Il cibo dopo la pandemia[IT]

Online workshop – Labont, University of Turin, and EIT Food

Participants:

    • Introduction: Tiziana Andina, University of Turin;
    • Chair: Fausto Corvino, University of Turin;
    • Stakeholders: Cecilia Bergamaschi, CIRFOOD; Alessandro Chiessi, Azienda Agricola Chiessi; Vito Carlo Liberio, I Nobili di Balsignano; Daniela Ropolo and Enrico Capellino, CNH Industrial; Simone Siliani, Banca Etica; Raoul Romoli Venturi, Ferrero Italia; Gianni Vergnano, Cascina Gilli;
    • Academics: Maurizio Ferraris, University of Turin; Nicola Perullo, University of Gastronomic Sciences; Simona Stano, University of Turin;
    • Press: Antonella De Santis, Gambero Rosso.

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

     – Poster
     – The event on LABONT webpage

May 29, 2020

Contro Natura[IT]

Lecture by Dario Bressanini and Beatrice Mautino – Course in Semiotics of Food Cultures held by our PI Simona Stano

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

     – Poster
     – Link to Webex session

June 4-5, 2020 [Postponed to May 27-30, 2021 due to COVID-19]

Semiosis in Digital Communication. The Foodsphere Between Disinformation and Misinformation[EN]

Lecture – International Conference Semiosis in Communication III: Culture, Communication and Social Change

NUPSPA, Bucharest (Romania)

     – Abstract (EN)

June 4-5, 2020 [Cancelled due to COVID-19]

Éloge de la Nature : Éléments pour une analyse des gastrosphères contemporaines[FR]

Lecture – Sixième Convention Internationale d’Histoire et des Cultures de l’Alimentation / Sixth International Convention on Food and Drink Studies 

IEHCA, Tours (France)

     – Abstract (FR)

April 30, 2020 – June 12, 2020 [via Webex and Moodle due to COVID-19]

Semiotica delle culture alimentari / Semiotics of Food Cultures[IT]

Academic course (32h, 6CFU) – AY 2019/2020 (MA in Communication and Media Cultures)

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

 – Programme (IT/EN)

March 18, 2020 [Cancelled due to COVID-19… new activities addressed to primary schools coming soon!]

Una mela al giorno… cibo, salute, cultura e comunicazione / An Apple a Day… Food, Health, Culture, and Communication[IT]

Public engagement addressed to primary schools Educational project Bambine e bambini un giorno all’Università

Città di Torino (Turin municipality) and University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

     – Poster (PDF)
     –
Institutional webpage

March 25 – June 17, 2020 [via Webex due to COVID-19]

Semiotica delle culture: (ri)letture, sviluppi, sfide / Semiotics of Cultures: (Re)readings, Developments, Challenges[IT]

Advanced Seminars in Semiotics (AY 2019/2020), organized and directed by Simona Stano

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

     – Updated Programme (COVID-19 outbreak) (PDF)
     – Original Programme (PDF)

March 6, 2020

La pareidolia facciale come effetto di senso discorsivo e culturale: Il caso del cibo / Facial Pareidolia as Discoursive and Cultural Meaning Effect: The Case of Food[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Meetings on Meaning / Incontri sul Senso 2019/2020 (Advanced Doctoral Seminar) DEEP FACETS

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italy)

     – Programme (PDF)
     –
Abstract
     – 
Video

January 28, 2020

The Emergence of the Face in Food Visual Patterns[EN]

Plenary Lecture – ERC FACETS International Symposium Transhuman Visages: Artificial Faces in Arts, Science, and Society

Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIAST), Warsaw (Poland)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract

January 8, 2020

Cibo, Linguaggio e Cultura / Food, Language and Culture[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Seminar Gastronomadismo. Cibo, autenticità e differenze [Gastronomadism: Food, Authenticity, and Differences]

University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

      Programme (PDF)

October 15, 2019

Beyond Nutrition: Values, Narratives, Myths[EN]

Plenary Lecture – International Conference Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning

New York University, New York (United States)

      Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract (PDF)

October 14-15, 2019

Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning

International Conference organized and directed in collaboration with Amy Bentley

New York University, New York (United States)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Book of Abstracts (PDF)
     – Webpage

September 27, 2019

COMFECTION at the European Researchers’ Night 2019 [IT/EN]

Project Presentation and Activities of Public Engagement – European Researchers’ Night 2019

Turin (Italy)

     – Programme (PDF)
     Poster presented (PDF)

September 24, 2019

La semiotica di Ugo Volli, radici e germogli[IT]

Plenary Lecture (with Jenny Ponzo) – Symposium Excellence Matters

University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

     – Programme (PDF)

September 11, 2019

Between Semeiotics and Semiotics: The Body as a Signifying Text[EN/ES]

Paper Presentation – XIV World Congress of Semiotics Trayectorias / Trajectories

International Association of Semiotic Studies (IASS-AIS), Buenos Aires (Argentina)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract

September 10, 2019

Discursive Trajectories: Food at the Intersection of Science and Communication[EN/ES]

Paper Presentation – XIV World Congress of Semiotics Trayectorias / Trajectories

International Association of Semiotic Studies (IASS-AIS), Buenos Aires (Argentina)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract

September 4, 2019

Beyond Taste: Gastro-anomy, Orthorexic Societies, and Food Myths[EN]

Plenary Lecture International Conference Culture and Comunication of Taste

New Bulgarian University (NBU), Sozopol (Bulgaria)”

     – Programme (PDF)

June 11, 2019

Ciudad, migraciones y gastronomías emergentes: de la materia alimentaria a los procesos de significación[ES]

Plenary Lecture – International Conference Ciudad, Imaginarios y Narrativas

Universidad de Lima (ULIMA), Lima (Peru)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract
     – Interview

June 7, 2019

Il crudo e il cotto (2.0). Discorso mitico e strategie di dissimulazione autoriale tra passato e presente[IT]

Plenary Lecture – Meetings on Meaning / Incontri sul Senso 2018/2019 (Advanced Doctoral Seminar) On Anonymous Meaning

University of Turin (UNITO), Turin (Italia)

     – Programme (PDF)
     – Abstract
     – Conference video