Media

Our PI mentioned on the occasion of the International Women and Girls in Science Day, 11/02/2021

Interview for Query, the official journal of CICAP (Comitato Italiano per il Controllo delle Affermazioni sulle Pseudoscienze), 19/01/2021 [IT]

Link to the interview (article)
CICAP’s Facebook post 

Food, Science… and Communication, Tips for food scientists, experts and stakeholders, 07/01/2021 [EN]

COMFECTION PI on “Research Champions” [I campioni della ricerca], Frida – UNITO’s Research and Public Engagement Forum, 29/12/2020 [IT]

Lecture, “Il Natale è servito. Miti, riti, traduzioni”, Roundtable Semiotica del Natale, 18/12/2020 [IT]

Selected students’ posters, MA Course in Semiotics of Food Cultures, University of Turin, AY 2019-2020 [IT/EN]

Posters collection
Single posters (with active links) 

Our special thanks to the students who realized these interesting works and agreed to share them in Open Access here. For the authors’ data, please refer to the information reported on the posters.

Article, “La salute vien mangiando… e raccontando! Passeggiata semiotica nelle cibosfere di oggi”, Frida – UNITO’s Research and Public Engagement Forum, 21/10/2020 (on the occasion of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food World Day” [IT]

Lecture “Nostalgia di un futuro passato: percorsi semiotici tra pre- e post-gastromania”, XLVIII AISS Conference Futuro passato, 09/10/2020 [IT]

Link to the video 

Interview for “Futuro24”, “Viaggio verso il domani”, Rai News24, 09/10/2020 [IT]

Link to the video 

Video“Progettazione europea, didattica e divulgazione scientifica” [European projects, teaching and science communication], Giornate di Orientamento, University of Turin, 14/06/2020 [IT]

Link to the video
Video on Orient@mente – UNITO 

Lecture“Contro Natura”, by Dario Bressanini and Beatrice Mautino, Course in Semiotics of Food Cultures, University of Turin, 29/05/2020 [IT]

Webex session (video) 

Educational materials addressed to high school students, “Food from an intercultural perspective: Tastes, identities, languages“, Handbook of Culture and Communication of Taste [on-line version], in collaboration with the Erasmus+ project “CuCoTa“, 10/05/2020 [EN]

Link to text (on CuCoTa website)
Link to the Handbook 

Course in Semiotics of Food Cultures addressed to MA students, videos of the lectures given via Webex, 30/04/2020-12/06/2020 [N.B.some videos are not available as per privacy regulations] [IT]

Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 5
Lecture 6
Lecture 7
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Lecture 9 

Article, “Gastrosfere pandemiche” the Italian Association of Semiotic Studies (AISS)’ Diario Semiotico sul Coronavirus [Journal on Coronavirus], 14/03/2020 [EN]

Link to AISS (Journal’s articles in the right column)
Link to the AISS’ FB post
Link to the Journal (complete PDF version)
English version: “Pandemic conviviality: A dispatch from Italy” 

COMFECTION on the website of ‘COMPACT’, a COST Action devoted to the “Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories”, 14/03/2020 [EN]

Lecture“La pareidolia facciale come effetto di senso discorsivo e culturale: il caso del cibo”, Meetings on Meaning 2019/2020, University of Turin (Italy), 06/03/2020 [IT]

COMFECTION on Turin Municipality’s website, Public engagement activities within the Project “Bambine e bambini un giorno all’Università”, 19/02/2020 [IT]

Lecture“The Emergence of the Face in Food Visual Patterns”, International Symposium Transhuman Visages: Artificial Faces in Arts, Science and Society, Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt), 28/01/2020 [EN]

International Conference “Food for Thought”, Photo Gallery, 14-15/10/2019

[Note for speakers and chairs: As agreed during the Conference, all the pictures taken on Oct 14-15 have been uploaded here. If for any reason or at any time you would like any picture representing you to be deleted from this gallery, please contact us and we will do it immediately. Thanks!]

Interview for the European Researchers’ Night, Torino Scienza – Città Metropolitana di Torino, 23/09/2019 [IT]

Lecture“Il crudo e il cotto (2.0). Discorso mitico e strategie di dissimulazione autoriale tra passato e presente”, Meetings on Meaning 2018/2019, University of Turin (Italy), 07/06/2019 [IT]

COMFECTION on NYU Steinhardt, NYU News: “Communication for Food Protection and Food for Thought”30/05/2019 [EN]

COMFECTION on FRiDa, UNITO’s Research and Public Engagement Forum – Research Story: “Siamo ciò che (non?) mangiamo: il cibo come sistema semiotico”, 08/01/2019 [IT]