Publications

Here you can find a series of academic publications related to / funded by the research project “Communication for Food Protection” (COMFECTION): papers, chapters of books and other relevant materials reporting the results of our semio-cultural analysis of food and taste-related aspects, as well as of digital communication (in general and with specific reference to food myths and narratives), are accessible in Open Access by clicking on the links below.

We hope you enjoy the readings!  

Call for papersSignata n. 15 Nurturing Meaning: Food, Myth and Signification / Nourrir le sens : alimentation, mythe et signification [Scopus, A-Ranked ANVUR Journal] [EN / FR] edited by Simona Stano.

Deadline for contributions: December 15, 2022

      Call for papers (EN)  
     – Call for papers (FR) 

Call for papersLexia n. 43-44 Ideology / Ideologia [Scopus, A-Ranked ANVUR Journal] [EN / IT / FR / ES] edited by STANO, S. and M. LEONE.

Deadline for contributions: June 15, 2022

      Call for papers   
     – Lexia website 

STANO, S. (2021) Veganism 2.0: Gastromania, nutrition, and digital communication”. Digital Age in Semiotics and Communication, 3-4: 12-30. ISSN: 2603-3585 [Article in Peer-reviewed Journal] [IT].

      Academia  
     – IRIS unito      
     – Paper on the journal website 

STANO, S. (2021) Nostalgia, prefigurazione, riscoperta: percorsi semiotici tra pre- e post-gastromania”. E|C XV(32): 117-124. ISSN: 1970-7452 [Article in Peer-reviewed Journal] [IT].

      Academia  
     – IRIS unito      
     – Paper on the journal website 

STANO, S. (2021) Il discorso alimentare tra teorie cospirative e mitologie del presente digitale: un approccio semio-culturale”. In N. Pannofino and D. Pellegrino (eds.), Trame nascoste. Teorie della cospirazione e miti sul lato in ombra della società, 49-67. Milano-Udine: Mimesis. ISBN: 978-8-857-58077-7 [Chapter of Book] [IT].

      Mimesis website   
     – IRIS unito 

STANO, S. and BENTLEY, A. (2021) Food for Thought. Nourishment, Culture, Meaning. Cham: Springer. ISBN: 978-609-02-1554-8; e-ISBN: 978-3-030-81115-0 [Edited Book] [EN].

      Springer website   
     – Front matter

STANO, S. (2021) Beyond Nutrition: Meanings, Narratives, Myths”. In S. Stano and A. Bentley (eds.), Food for Thought. Nourishment, Culture, Meaning, 147-158. Cham: Springer. ISBN: 978-609-02-1554-8; e-ISBN: 978-3-030-81115-0 [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Springer website   
     – Accepted Manuscript in OA (…coming soon!) 

STANO, S. and BENTLEY, A. (2021) Food for Thought: An Introduction”. In S. Stano and A. Bentley (eds.), Food for Thought. Nourishment, Culture, Meaning, 1-6. Cham: Springer. ISBN: 978-609-02-1554-8; e-ISBN: 978-3-030-81115-0 [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Springer website   
     – Read the chapter on Google Books

STANO, S. (2021) Food, Health and the Body: A Biosemiotic Approach to Contemporary Eating Habits”. In Y.H. Hendlin, and J. Hope (eds.), Food and Medicine: A Biosemiotic Perspective, 43-6o. Cham: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-67115-0 [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Springer website   
     – IRIS unito     
     – Accepted Manuscript in OA (…coming soon!) 

STANO, S. (ed.) (2011) Book of Abstracts – International Conference ‘Foodologies: Nourishment, Language, Communication’ [Book of Abstracts] [EN].

      Academia
     – Conference webpage
     – IRIS unito

STANO, S. (2021) Facing Food: Pareidolia, Iconism, and Meaning”. Lexia 37-38: 487-502. ISSN: 1720-5298 [Article in Peer-reviewed Journal] [EN].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito    

STANO, S. (2020) Glocalised foodscapes: The Self, the Other and the frontier”. Glocalism 3(2020): 1-24. ISSN: 2283-7949 [Article in Peer-reviewed Journal] [EN].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito
     – Paper on the Journal website

STANO, S. (2020) Il Natale è servito. Miti, riti, traduzioni”. In E. Chiais (ed.), Semiotica del Natale 2020, 28-39. Torino: CIRCe. ISBN: 978-8894-5080-1-7 [Chapter of Book] [IT].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito    
     – Full volume in OA

STANO, S. (2020) Trayectorias discursivas: la alimentación entre ciencia y comunicación”. In M. Soto and F. Baeza (eds.), Alteridades, identidades. Actas 14º Congreso Mundial de Semiótica : Trayectorias / Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies TrajectoriesTomo 2, 179-187. Buenos Aires: IASS Publications & Libros de Crítica. ISSN 2414-6862. e-ISBN: 978-987-47805-2-2 [Chapter of Book] [ES].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito    
     – Full volume in OA

STANO, S. (2020) “Between Semeiotics and Semiotics: The Body as a Signifying Text”. In M. Soto and F. Baeza (eds.), Alteridades, identidades. Actas 14º Congreso Mundial de Semiótica : Trayectorias / Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies TrajectoriesVol. 2, 133-140. Buenos Aires: IASS Publications & Libros de Crítica. ISSN 2414-6862. e-ISBN: 978-987-47805-2-2 [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito    
     – Full volume in OA

STANO, S. (2020) Des sens au sens : Goût, dégoût et processus de signification”. In M. Bernoussi (ed.), La Culture culinaire marocaine : Sémiotique, histoire et communication, 58-81. Meknès (Morocco): Editions CAPITAL. ISBN: 978-9920-9437-1-0 [Chapter of Book] [FR].

      Academia    
     – IRIS unito

STANO, S. (2020) The Internet and the Spread of Conspiracy Content”. In M. Butter and P. Knight (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Conspiracy Theories, 483-496. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-8153-6174-9 (hbk); 978-1-1383-2122-9 (pbk); 978-0-429-45273-4 (ebk) [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Routledge website    
     – Accepted Manuscript in OA

STANO, S. (2019) Tra estetica, etica e politica: riflessioni semiotiche sul dis-gusto” [Among Aesthetics, Ethics, and Politics: Semiotic Considerations on Dis-taste], E|C (Journal of the Italian Association for Semiotic Studies), XIII(27): 1-11. ISSN: 1973-2716; e-ISSN: 1970-7452 [Article in Peer-reviewed Journal] [IT].

      Academia
     – E|C website
     – IRIS unito

STANO, S. (2019) “The Aesthetics of Food: Chinese Cuisine(s) between the East and the West”. In M. Leone, B. Surace and J. Zeng (eds.), The Fountain and the Waterfall, 277-301. Rome: Aracne [Chapter of Book] [EN].

      Academia
     – Aracne website (Contents only)
     – IRIS unito

STANO, S. and A. BENTLEY (eds.) (2019) Book of Abstracts – International Conference ‘Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning’ [Book of Abstracts] [EN].

      Academia
     – Conference webpage
     – IRIS unito