37595 - Laboratory B (1) (2nd cycle) Seminar on the Foundations of Semiotics

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  • Teacher Francesco Marsciani

  • Credits 6

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Semiotics (cod. 8886)

    Also valid for Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Visual Arts (cod. 0977)

Academic Year 2018/2019

Course contents

In-depth study and discussions on the fundamentals of Theory of Significance, with the help of collective readings and meetings with experts.


The texts to be read will be recomended during the Seminar.

However, the following are essential and prepositional readings:

Saussure, F. de, Corso di Linguistica Generale, Roma-Bari, Laterza;

Hjelmslev, L., I fondamenti della teoria del linguaggio, Torino, Einaudi;

Greimas, A.J., Del Senso, Milano, Bompiani;

Marsciani, F., Ricerche Semiotiche (I e II), Bologna, Esculapio.

Teaching methods

Lectures. All along the course, discussing will be encouraged among students about the topics dealt with.

Assessment methods

Students will pass with a frequency of at least 7 lessons on 10.

In the case of more absences, additional readings will be agreed with the teacher to supplement the preparation.

Office hours

See the website of Francesco Marsciani