LSSS` 2007

Second Late Spring School in Semiotics LSSS’ 2007
„Semiotics or Philosophy of Language?”
Colloquium „Semiotics or Philosophy of Language?”

 

Monday, May 28
Morning panel: (in English) space for meeting of the guest lecturers with PhD students
in Semiotics: „Applied semiotics in the doctoral researches”
9:30 – 9:45 Ivo Velinov: Pilgrimage and Lotman’s Semiotics
9:45 – 10:00 Alessandro Rubino: Semiotics and qualitative research
10:00 – 10:15 Plamen Velev: Peirce and Veron: The Complexity of Embodied
Communication
10:15 – 10:45 Comments and suggestions by Vincent Colapietro and Alexandros
Lagopoulos
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 Round table (in Bulgarian) „The Interpretation: Semiotics or
Philosophy of Culture?”
Chair: Kristian Bankov
11:00 – 11:15 Kristian Bankov: Eco, the Platypus and the Interpretation
11:15 – 11:30 Iren Krumova: Poetical Interpretations of Linnaeus' Plant Classification
at the End of XVIII-th and the Beginning of XIX- th Century
11:30 – 11:45 Lora Shoumkova: Visions of Urbanity
11:45 – 12:00 Borislav Gueorguiev: Jakobson’s rewording as a kind of interpretation
12:00 – 12:15 Veronika Azarova: Interpretation of the obscene gestures
12:15 – 12:30 Irina Genova: The gardens and their images: the art and/or the culture
12:30 – 13:00 Discussion with the participation of Angel Angelov
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:30
„The Interpretation: Semiotics or Philosophy of Culture?”
Chair: Kristian Bankov
14:30 – 14:45 Antoaneta Doncheva: A Trickle of Blood – Interpreting Georges
Bataille’s “The History of the Eye”
14:45 – 15:00 Moni Almalech: Both philosophy and semiotics!
15:00 – 15:15 Discussion
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 18:30 Round table „Sense and Meaning” (in Bulgarian)
Chair: Ivan Kasabov
15:30 – 15:50 Ivan Kasabov: Components of meaning in the linguistic sign
15:50 – 16:10 Maria Popova: Cross-cultural study of meaning
16:10 – 16:30 Encho Gerganov: Experimental psycholinguistic methods in the study of
sense and meaning
16:30 – 16:50 Moris Grinberg: to be specified
16:50 – 17:10 Dimitar Zashev: The Semantics of Lévinas
17:30 – 17:50 Georg Kraev: The Folklore Fact
17:50 Pause
18:00 – 18:30 Discussion with the participation of Anita Kasabova
Tuesday, May 29
„Semiotics or Philosophy of Language?”
Morning panel (in English):
Chair: Kristian Bankov
The discussions is with the participation of Ivailo Znepolski, Ivan Mladenov and Ivan
Kasabov
9:15 – 10:00 Vincent Colapietro:
Portrait of an Historicist: An Alternative Reading of Peircean Semiotic
10:00 – 10:30 Discussion
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:30 Alexandros Lagopoulos:
European semiotics and American postmodernism: The social sciences, the humanities,
and the arts today
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion
12:00 – 12:10 Break
12:10 – 12:40 Bogdan Bogdanov:
Communication and understanding
12:40 – 13:00 Discussion
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 18:00
Round table „Philosophy of Language and the Language of the Philosophers” (in
Bulgarian)
Chair: Christo Todorov
14:30 – 14:50 Angel Stefanov: The language of philosophy and the language of science
14:50 – 15:10 Anita Kasabova: Language as a form of representation?
15:10 – 15:30 Alexander Kanev: Wittgenstein about the language of philosophers
15:30 – 15:50 Dimitar Vatsov: What is more amazing: contingency or regularity in
language?
15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 – 16:30 Christo Todorov: Does the notions have a history?
16:30 – 16:50 Aneta Karageorgieva: Philosophy of the bus station
16:50 – 17:10 Dimitar Zashev: to be specified
17:10 – 17:30 Interventions of students in philosophy at NBU
17:30 – 18:00 Discussion
18:00 – 18:10 Pause
18:10 – 18:30 Concluding remarks and closure of the colloquium
Small reception in Artes restaurant
Lectures for students
Wednesday, May 30
11:20 – 12:50 120 I к.
Karin Boklund: Theory and method of text analysis
14:40 – 16:10 701 II к.
Alexandros Lagopoulos: A composite semiotic model of communication
Tuesday, June 5
14:40 – 16:10 316 II к.
Vincent Colapietro: Peirce's Pragmatic Theory of Signs
Wednesday, June 6
16:20 – 17:50 701 II к.
Vincent Colapietro: The Rhetorical Turn in Contemporary Thought
Thursday, June 7
18:00 – 19:30
Josephine Carubia: "Venerable . . . Infinitely Brave, Forlorn, and Lost": Virginia
Woolf's Jacob's Room and the Human Costs of War

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