Reasoning, information and multimedia semiotics (m) - SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02365
Name of lecturer
Denis Delfitto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Sep 28, 2009 al Jan 16, 2010.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

This course offers an introduction into the properties of semiotic processes in natural language and to textual semiotics. Special attention will be devoted to the study of language and mind and to the computational theory of mind in a semiotic perspective. In the first part of the course textual semiotics will be addressed from a more theoretical perspective, whereas the second part will consists in a series of ‘case studies’ devoted to the analysis of the relation between grammar and meaning and to the application of text semiotics techniques to some literary texts.

Syllabus

This course offers an introduction to the properties of semiotic processes in natural language. Special attention will be devoted to the study of language and mind and to the computational theory of mind in a semiotic perspective. In the first part textual semiotics will be addressed from a more theoretical perspective, in the second part of the course it will be applied to the analysis of some narrative texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral test