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Costantino Marmo

Professor

Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies

Academic discipline: M-FIL/05 Philosophy and Theory of Language

Curriculum vitae

Scholastic Background

 1977                

  • graduated from Liceo classico “Luigi Galvani”, Bologna

 

1982

  • graduated from University of Bologna, with the equivalent of Masters Degree
  • Dissertation title: William of Ockham and the controversia de fide catholica: Cognitive Background (in Italian) (supervisor: prof. Carlo Dolcini
 1990                
  • research and seminar at the Institut of Greek and Latin Middle Ages (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) (1 year)
  • research themes: The Medieval Reception of Aristotle's Rhetoric; The Medieval Theories of Emotions (supervisor: prof. dr. Sten Ebbesen)

1992              

  • Ph.D. in Semiotics (University of Bologna)
  • Dissertation title: Semiotics and Language in Scholasticism: Paris, Bologna and Erfurt, 1230-1330. The Semiotics of the Modistae (in Italian) (supervisor: prof. Umberto Eco)

 1993                

  • McLuhan Fellowship: Research at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (University of Toronto, Canada) (6 months)
  • research theme: Modistic Commentaries on the Categories (supervisor: prof. Stephen Dumont)
 1993-94           
  • post-doctoral scholarship (2 years)
  • research theme: The Medieval Reception of Augustine's Semiotics (supervisor: prof. Umberto Eco)

Research, Teaching and Professional Background

1983                

  • translation of B. Tierney, Bracton on Government (from English to Italian)
  • presentation of a paper: Latratus canis (on the medieval classifications of signs) (in Italian, with U. Eco, R. Lambertini and A. Tabarroni) at the congress: Man and Animals in the Middle Ages (XXXI Settimana di Studio del Centro Italiano di Studi sull'Alto Medioevo, Spoleto, april 7-13, 1983)
1984                
  • qualifying examination for teaching Philosophy, History and Education Sciences in Italian high school

1984-88

  •  research for a private company (SGA, Bologna)
  • research field: History of Italian Medieval Earthquakes
1986                
  • presentation of a paper: Simulation and Interpretation in Philosophical Historiography (in Italian, with I. Pezzini), and organization of the congress: Point of View and Observation. Analysis and Typology of Discourse (Bologna, october 1986)
  • translation of H.R. Jauss, The Theory of Reception (with R. Lambertini) (from German to Italian)
1987                
  • presentation of a paper: Gregory of Rimini: notitia intuitiva, species, and the Semiotics of Images at the 8 th Congress of the S.I.E.P.M.: Knowledge and the Sciences in Medieval Philosophy (Helsinki, august 24-29, 1987)
  • collaboration (bibliographic updating, source check) to the revision of U. Eco, Arte e bellezza nell'estetica medievale, Milano, Bompiani, 1987 (Art and beauty in medieval aesthetics)

1987-88

  • teaching-Assistantship: classes on The Semiotics of John Poinsot (University of Bologna)

1988-96

  • member of the editorial staff of the journal Versus. Quaderni di Studi Semiotici (Milano, Bompiani; director prof. U. Eco)
1989
  • research for a commented edition of U. Eco, The Name of the Rose, for Italian high school
  •  scientific consultant for the video Medioevo a Bologna. Le meraviglie di una città raccontate dal suo museo. Provincia di Bologna, Assessorato alle Attività Culturali (The Middle Ages in Bologna, seen through its museum)

1990

  • seminars on Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Rhetoric and the Theory of Emotions, at the Institut of Greek and Latin Middle Ages, University of Copenhagen
  • presentation of a paper: The Commentaries on the Categories (in Italian), at the congress: L'insegnamento della logica a Bologna nel XIV secolo (XIV century teaching of logic in Bologna) (University of Bologna, september, 1990)

1992

  • seminar on Semantic and the intellect in the Scholastic philosophy of language (in Italian) at the Department of Philosohy of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” - prof. A. Maierù (november 24, 1992)
  • translation of Leonardo Bruni Aretino, De interpretatione recta (from Latin to Italian)
  • production of the prototype of the Multimedia Guide to the History of European Civilization (supervision: prof. U. Eco; with D. Barbieri, B. Bassi and G. Blasi) (Bologna)
  • research about medieval latin witnesses of the 1054 AD supernova (for a private company: SGA, Bologna)
  • conference on: Les Modistes et l'homonymie: termes équivoques et analogues à l'épreuve du contexte, at the Societé d'Histoire et d'Epistémologie des Sciences du Langage (Université de Paris VII) (december 12, 1992)

1993

  • presentation of a paper: The Modistic Commentaries on the Categories, at the 3rd Congress of the S.I.S.P.M. (Società Italiana per lo Studio del Pensiero Medievale) (University of  Pavia, september 13-16, 1993)

1993-94

  • teaching-assistantship: classes on Ancient and Medieval History of Semiotics; office hours, supervision of papers in Semiotics and History of Semiotics (University of Bologna)

1993-95

  • editorial coordination for the production of the CD-Rom: Il Seicento. A Multimedia Guide to the History of European Civilization (supervision: prof. U. Eco; with D. Barbieri, B. Bassi and G. Blasi; publisher: Opera Multimedia - Olivetti) (Bologna)

1994

  • organization of the XI Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics: “Vestigia, Imagines, Verba. Semiotics and Logic in Medieval Theological Texts (XII-XIV Century)”
  • presentation of a paper: Simon of Tournai on Inferential Signs at the same congress (University of San Marino)
  • conference on The semantics of the Modists at the Istituto di Storia della Filosofia della Facoltà di Magistero of the University of Padua - prof. P. Leonardi (november 14, 1994)

1994-95

  • teaching-Assistantship: classes on Ancient and Medieval History of Semiotics; office hours, supervision of papers in Semiotics and History of Semiotics (University of Bologna)

1995

  • presentation of a paper: The Use of the Latin Translations of Aristotle's Rhetoric in Giles of Rome's Commentary (1272-73) (in Italian) at the congress La Rhetorique d'Aristote de l'Antiquité au XVIII siècle (Aix-en-Provence, july 9-12, 1995)
  • presentation of a paper: The Metaphor of Soul and Body in the Scholastic Analysis of Language (in Italian) at the 5th Congress of the SISPM (Società Italiana per lo Studio del Pensiero Medievale): Anima e corpo nella cultura medievale (Soul and body in medieval culture) (Venice, september 25-28, 1995)
1995-96
  • editorial coordination for the production of the CD-Rom: Il Settecento. A Multimedia Guide to the History of European Civilization, vol. 2 (supervision: prof. U. Eco; with D. Barbieri and G. Cosenza; publisher: Opera Multimedia - Olivetti)
  • classes on Principles of Italian Composition at the University of Bologna (Courses on Communication Sciences)

1996

  • presentation of a paper: The Semantics of the Modists at the congress: The Copenhagen School of Medieval Philosophy (Copenhagen, january 10-13, 1996)

1997

  • presentation of a paper: Signs in Thirteenth Century Theology at the congress held in Amsterdam on occasion of the thirty years from the publication of the Logica modernorum. A Contribution to the History of Early Terminist Logic, Assen: Van Gorcum 1992-97, by prof. dr. Lambert M. De Rijk (Amsterdam, november, 4-8)

1998

  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and graduate seminars on History of Semiotics
1999
  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and graduate seminars on Ancient and Medieval Theories of Semantic Opposition
  • presentation of a paper: Classical Rhetoric and the Theory of Signs in Medieval Scholasticism (in Italian) at the conference “Rhetoric from Gorgia to year 2000” (Palermo, september, 27–october, 2)

2000

  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and graduate seminars on Contemporary Theories of Semantic Opposition
  • presentation of a paper: Types of Opposition in the Postpraedicamenta in Thirteenth-Century Commentaries to the XIIIe Symposium de Logique et de Sémantique Médiévales. La tradition médiévale des Catégories (XIIe-XVe siècles) (Avignon, June, 6-11)
  • presentation of a paper: Gregory of Rimini: Signs, Language and Knowledge. Human Thought between Dialectical Dogs and Introverted Angels (in Italian) at the conference The Philosopher Gregory of Rimini (Rimini, november, 25)

2001

  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and graduate classes on Semiotics of New Media
  • presentation of a paper: Juan Luis Vives against the pseudodialecticians: A Humanist Theory of Language and Signification at the congress John Buridan and Beyond. The Language Sciences 1300-1700 organized by the Danish Royal Academy of Science (København, september, 3-9)
  • opening speech at the Conference “Parva naturalia. Medieval Knowledge Forms, Nature and Life” (SISPM, Italian Association for the Study of Medieval Thought), entitled Gentile of Cingoli and his milieu, between philosophy and medicine (in Italian) (Macerata, december, 7-9, 2001)
2002
  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and graduate classes on Semiotics of New Media
  • presentation of a paper: Verb Semantics in XIIIth-Century Theology , at the XIVth European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics devoted to “ Medieval Theories on Assertive and non-Assertive Language” (Rome, June, 11-15, 2002)
  • visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley from June, 18 to September, 4  2002 (within the Education Abroad Program, between the University of Bologna and the University of California)
  • presentation of a paper: Sermo spiritualis: the semiotic status of angelic communication in XIIIth century at the Conference “Animali, angeli, macchine. Linguaggio e forme cognitive” (Animal, Angels and Machines. Language and cognitive forms) (Siena, September, 12-14, 2002)

2003

  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and on Semiotics of New Media; and graduate classes on Semiotics of New Media, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: E' VIVO: a tool to illustrate numerical modeling of pyroclastic flows to a general public (con M. Todesco, A. Neri e C. Demaria) at the Conference “Cities on Volcanoes 3” (Hilo, Hawai'i, July 14-18, 2003)
  • organization of the Xth Annual Conference of SFL (Società di Filosofia del Linguaggio, Philosophy of Language Association), devoted to “Retorica e Scienze del linguaggio: teorie e pratiche dell'argomentazione e della persuasione” (Rhetoric and Language Sciences: teorie and practices of argumentation and persuasion) (Rimini, September, 19-21, 2003)
  • presentation of a paper: Giles of Rome and other Italian Schoolmen at the international Conference “La contribution de la pensée italienne à la culture européenne” (Europalia 2003 Italia), under the patronage of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Bruxelles, Palais des Beaux-Arts, November, 6-8, 2003)

2004

  • Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Management of Communication (Almaweb, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on Semiotics of New Media, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Medieval ‘Symbolism', in Eucharistic Controversies (in Italian), at the International Conference “Communication and Signification in Early Middle Ages”, LII Week of the Italian Center of Studies on the Early Middle Ages (Spoleto, April, 16-20, 2004)
  • presentation of a paper:  Symbolism and Linguistic Semantics. Some Questions (and confusions) from Late Antiquity Neoplatonism up to Eriugena, at the XVth European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics, devoted to “The Traditions of Ancient Logic in the Middle Ages” (Cambridge, Trinity College, July, 1-4, 2004)

2005

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Almaweb, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on Text Analysis, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper:  The Decline of Symbols in XIIth-Century Theology al convegno annuale della SIEPM (Société Internationale pour l'Etude de la Philosophie Médiévale), devoted to “The Word in Medieval Logic, Theology and Psychology” (Kyoto, International Conference Hall, September, 27  – October, 1, 2005)

2006

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on Text Analysis, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Images and Other Signs in Peter the Lombard's Theology (in Italian), at the International Conference “Pietro Lombardo” (Todi, October, 8-10, 2006).

2007

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on Text Analysis, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Topics according to the Modists (in French), at the International Conference “Le syllogisme topique, 2e partie, Le syllogisme topique au Moyen Age  et à la Renaissance” (Topical Syllogism) (Tours, June, 21-23, 2007)
  • presentation of a paper: “The Notion of Symbol in Hugh of Saint Victor”, at the International Conference of SIEPM (Société Internationale pour l'Etude de la Philosophie Médiévale) “Universalità della Ragione, Pluralità delle filosofie nel Medioevo” (Universality of Reason and Plurality of Philosophies in the Middle Ages) (Palermo, September, 16-22, 2007)
  • presentation of a paper: Speech Acts between Logic, Rhetoric, and Theology during the Middle Ages (in French), at the International Conference “ Qu'est-ce qu'un acte de parole ? L'auteur, l'acteur, l'orateur et le philosophe dans le monde grec, romain et médiéval" (Paris, October, 5-6, 2007)
  • presentation of a paper: Semiotics of Presence: at the Origin of a Dogma (in Italian), ath XXXV Annual Conference of AISS (Italian Association of Semiotic Studies) “Destini del sacro. Discorso religioso e semiotica delle culture” (Reggio Emilia, Novembre, 23-25, 2007)

2008

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics, and on Advertising Text Analysis; graduate classes on Text Analysis, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Duns Scotus' Commentary on Aristotle's Topics, at the International Conference “Scoto e il meridione” (Scotus and Southern Italy) (Bari-Botonto, March, 26-28, 2008)
  • workshop on Symbole et allégorie dans la tradition des commentaires du Pseudo-Denys l'Aréopagite au Moyen Age, at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) (Groupe d'Analyse Culturelle de la Première Modernité - GEMCA) (April, 10, 2008)
  • presentation of a paper: Scotus on Supposition, ath the XVIIth Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics “Rise and Development of Supposition Theory” (Leiden, June, 3-6, 2008)
  • presentation of a paper: The Theories of Relations in Medieval Commentaries on the Categories (mid-XIIIth to mid-XIVth Century , at the International Conference "Categories and Transmission of Knowledge" (Copenhagen, October, 13-15, 2008)

2009

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics and on Advertising Text Analysis; graduate classes on Text Analysis, and on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: De virtute sermonis/verborum: l'autonomie du texte dans le traitement des expressions figurées ou multiples , at the International Conference "Le pouvoir des mots au Moyen Age" (Lyon, June, 22-24, 2009)
2010
  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics and on Advertising Text Analysis; graduate classes on History of Semiotics
  • organization of the XVIIIth European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics: “Usus loquendi, discretio audientis, intentio proferentis. Pragmatic Approaches to Language During the Middle Ages (IX-XIV Century)” (Bologna, June, 8-11, 2010)
  • presentation of a paper: Anselm on usus loquendi, at the same conference
  • presentation of a paper: La derivazione di sintassi, semantica e pragmatica dal trivio medievale: un mito da sfatare, at the XVIIth Annual Conference of SFL (Association of Philosophy of Language) “ La dimensione pragmatica in filosofia, linguistica e semiotica” (Trieste, September, 16-18, 2010)

2011

  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences; Director of the Graduate Programme in Marketing and Communication (Alma Graduate School of Information Technology, University of Bologna); undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Radulphus Brito as Theologian on the Theory of Relations , at the International Conference "Logic and Language in the Middle Ages. A Symposium in Honour of Sten Ebbesen" (Copenhagen, June, 22-24, 2011)
  • presentation of a paper: Medieval Rhetoric and Semiotics: a unknown source of Thomas de Chobham's Summa de arte praedicandi, at the XVIIIth Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (Bologna, July, 18-22, 2011)
2012
  • Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Communication Sciences; Director of the Undergraduate Programme in Communication Sciences ; undergraduate classes on General Semiotics; graduate classes on History of Semiotics
  • presentation of a paper: Philosophy of Language at the End of XIIIth Century: Modism in Paris and Bologna (in Italian), at the International Conference “Dante and Heterodoxy” (New York, March, 8-9, 2012)
  • presentation of a paper: Lexical, Contextual, and Grammatical Meaning in XIIIth-Century Modism , at the International Conference “Linguistic Content: History of the Philosophy of Language” (London (Ontario), May, 31– June, 2, 2012)
  • Workshop at the University of Lille 3 (France) on “Figures du signe: la tradition augustinienne médiévale” (November 22, 2012).
  • presentation of a paper: Vérité des logiciens, vérité des théologiens et mensonge aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles, at the international Conference "Vérité et crédibilité: la construction de la vérité dans le système de communication dans la société occidentale (XIIIe-XVIIIe siècle)" (Vecteurs de l'idéel, IV), Roma, 13-15 dec. 2012 (Ecole Française de Rome).

2013           

  • (from november) President of the School of Arts, Humanities and Culturale Heritage of the University of Bologna.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the International Project " Representation and Reality. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Aristotelian Tradition"  funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the period 2013–2019 and hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg.
  • Workshop at the University of Lille 3 (France) on La sémasiologie descriptive d'Anton Marty, I : les textes , 27-28 june 2013, as discussant.
  • XLI Annual Symposium of AISS (Associazione Italiana Studi Semiotici), Rimini 4-6 october 2013, on: "Arti del vivere e semiotica: tendenze, gusti, estetiche del quotidiano" .
  • Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Project "Representation and Reality", Gothenburg,  nov., 9th, 2013.

 

2014 

  • President of the School of Arts, Humanities and Culturale Heritage of the University of Bologna.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the International Project “Representation and Reality. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Aristotelian Tradition” funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the period 2013–2019 and hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: Les relations dans les théories syntaxiques et sémantiques du XIIIe siècle, at the "Pro et contra. Journées d'Etudes Médiévales du Collège de France", Paris, 21 may 2014, organized by prof. A. de Libera (History of medieval Philosophy) at the Collège de France.
  • Presentation of a paper at the XXth European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics on Medieval Theories of Relations: “Relations in Late Thirteenth-Century Syntax and Semantics” (Cambridge, 12-15 June).
  • Presentation of a paper: “Peirce and the Medieval Theory of Relations, 1865-1867” at the Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress, University of Massachusetts Lowell (USA) (July 18).
  • Table ronde on Semiotica, filosofia e linguaggio a partire da Charles S. Peirce, at the Annual Symposium of the Società di Filosofia del Linguaggio devoted to Filosofia del linguaggio, semiotica e filosofia della mente. A partire da C.S. Peirce nei cento anni dalla morte ( Bologna, October 4). 
  • Lecture on “Simulacri, immagini e simboli in Ugo di San Vittore” at the course of Filosofia medievale of prof. Luisa Valente (Rome, La Sapienza, november 5).
  • Presentation of a paper: “La Retorica di Aristotele tra dialettica e politica nei commenti di Egidio Romano e di Giovanni di Jandun: origini e funzioni del linguaggio” at the conference L'homme comme animal politique et parlant: Milieux, textes et contextes entre France et Italie médiévales, École Française de Rome  (Rome, 6-8 November).

 

2015

  •  President of the School of Arts, Humanities and Culturale Heritage of the University of Bologna.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the International Project “Representation and Reality. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Aristotelian Tradition” funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the period 2013–2019 and hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg.
  • Presentation of a paper (keynote speech): “Le statue nella semiotica delle immagini tardoantica e medievale” at the “Micrologus” International Conference Statue. Rituali, scienza e magia dalla Tarda Antichità al Rinascimento, Ravenna, 20-22 may.
  • International Conference The Mechanism of Sense Perception in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, Göteborg, 12-14 June, within the project “Representation and Reality” dell’Università di Göteborg.
  • Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Project “Representation and Reality”, University of Gothenburg, June 15th.
  • Visiting Scholar at the University ofCopenhagen (Denmark), 3-30 august: work on an international project for the edition of Radulphus Brito's works (Master of Arts in Paris, end of XIIIth century).
  • XLII Conference of the Associazione Italiana Studi Semiotici (AISS), Bologna, 25-26 september: Nuove forme di interazione: dal web al mobile.
  • XXII Conference of the Società Italiana per lo Studio del Pensiero Medievale (SISPM), Milan, 30 september-1 october: Nutrire il corpo, nutrire l’anima.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Radulphus Brito on the Ars Vetus”, at the First Parma Workshop on Logic and Metaphysics, Parma, 26-27 november.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Cicale e politica: la metafora nel commento alla Retorica di Egidio Romano” at the Conference L’homme comme animal politique et parlant: Milieux, textes et contextes entre France et Italie médiévales, École Française de Rome, Rome, 2-4 december.
  • Member of the jury for the defense of Mme Hélène Leblanc's PhD dissertation: Translatio signorum. Penser les signes à l’Âge classique à partir de la division signum formale / signum instrumentale, sous la direction de Ph. Hamou e G. Belgioioso, Université Lille III, Lille, 19 december.

 

2016

  •  President of the School of Arts, Humanities and Culturale Heritage of the University of Bologna.
  •  Member of the Advisory Board of the International Project “Representation and Reality. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Aristotelian Tradition” funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the period 2013–2019 and hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg.
  • Conference “Esprit, Signification, et Metaphysique dans la Philosophie Antique et Médiévale”.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Radulphus Brito’s Questions on the Ars Vetus”, to the Workshop on the “Brito Project”, Genève 25-27 may.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Medieval Theology and the Theory of Signs”, at the Conference Mediation and Immediacy. The Semiotic Turn in the Study of Religion, Torino, 8-9 june.
  • Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Project “Representation and Reality”, University of Gothenburg,  june 13th.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Le commentaire littérale de la Rhétoriqued’Aristote par Gilles de Rome (1272-73)”, at the Conference Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à nos jours, Paris, 16-17 june.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Parts and Wholes in Radulphus Brito’s Philosophy” (with Sten Ebbesen, University of Copenhagen), at the XXI European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics:  Parts and Wholes in Medieval Logic and Semantics.
  • Lecture on “La semantica del XIII secolo, tra terminismo e modismo”, at the Summer School Storia del pensiero linguistico e semiotico, Stresa, 18-20 july.
  • Presentation of a paper as invited speaker: “Apparens, modus essendi, and proprietas in Brito's Questions on the Ars Vetus”, at the Workshop Sensation, Conceptualization, and Language in the Aristotelian Tradition, Copenhagen, 1-2 september.