COLLOQUIA

The Semiotics Lab holds events throughout the academic year.

XIAO KE (PENN)

April 26, 2022 — 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Colonial Marxism: From ethnographic survey to political takeover in 1950s Amdo Tibet

SYDNEY NEGUS (PENN)

April 26, 2022 — 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Student Landscapes: Semiotics of a school board meeting

TUUKKA KARLSSON (UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI)

April 14, 2022 — 4:00-5:30

Semiotics Workshop

Ritual specialists and registers of Kalevala-metric incantations

DANIEL SOULELES (COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL)

March 3, 2022 – 4:00-5:30

Semiotics Workshop

Whoosh goes the market: Algorithms, automation, and alienation

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

April 28, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Evidentials across speech-chains

REBECCA WINKLER (PENN)

April 28, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Elephant labor and moral boundary projects

HEI-WON BYUN (PENN)

April 21, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Voicing acting and social persona in Japanese anime

EUNSUN LEE (PENN)

April 14, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Honorifics and politeness in Korean second language pedagogy

BINA BRODY (PENN)

April 14, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Singers and songs: the Griotte Lamb repertory

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

April 7, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Interactional alignments & formulations of evidential “knowledge”

ALIYAH BIXBY-DRIESEN (PENN)

April 7, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Imperial deixis

INDIVAR JONNALAGADDA (PENN)

March 31, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Temporal processes of political subordination

XIAO KE (PENN)

March 24, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Feeling and empathy in an Amdo Tibetan speech genre

EUNSUN LEE (PENN)

March 17, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Register differentiation within an honorific register

BINA BRODY (PENN)

March 17, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Sabar drumming: verbal, musical and mystical art

REBECCA WINKLER (PENN)

March 3, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Animal welfare and conservation in Karen communities

ALIYAH BIXBY-DRIESEN (PENN)

March 3, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Modernist writing styles in early 20th c. China

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

February 24, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Kyrgyz Knowledge production

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

February 24, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

The production of attributes and personae in call centers

XIAO KE (PENN)

February 17, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Particles and particulars in Amdo Tibetan Conservationist Register

ALIYAH BIXBY-DRIESEN (PENN)

February 17, 2021 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Historical narratives of Modern Written Chinese

INDIVAR JONNALAGADDA (PENN)

February 10, 2021 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

The city in property relations: micro-politics and crises of scale

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

March 06, 2020 -- 2:30-4:30

Semiotics Workshop

Major Measure and Sheep Ship: Grading (un)Markedness in Accent Training in Indian BPOs

ANDREW CARRUTHERS (PENN)

February 27, 2020 – 5:00-7:00

Semiotics Workshop

Intensity, aspiration, affliction

JAY KE-SCHUTTE (COLORADO STATE U)

November 26, 2019 -- 5:30-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Performing (Dis)Order: Doing Things with ‘Nothing’ in South African Parliamentary Debate

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

November 26, 2019 – 4:00-5:30

Seminar

Verb Aspect in Kirghiz

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

November 26, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Indian call centers & social inequities

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

November 14, 2019 – 4:00-5:30

Seminar

Mapuche Ethnic Revival and Identity

XIAO KE (PENN)

November 7, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Environmental preservation in Amdo Tibet

KATHERINE CULVER (PENN)

October 31, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Lawmaking and national politics in Cambodia

PABLO AGUILERA DEL CASTILLO (PENN)

October 17, 2019 – 5:30-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Measuring the Forest: Grading Environments and Producing Scientific Knowledge in the Yucatan Peninsula

RACHAEL STEPHENS (PENN)

October 17, 2019 – 4:00-5:30

Seminar

Schooling, Neighborhood and Real Estate in Hartford, CT

YALONG CHEN (PENN )

October 17, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Informational Technology Training in Chinese Vocational Schools

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

October 3, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Evidentiality in Turkish and Kirghiz

XIAO KE (PENN)

September 26, 2019 – 4:00-5:30

Seminar

Verbal Categories in Amdo Tibeta

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

September 26, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Verbal Categories in Turkish

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

September 19, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

The Call Center Industry in India

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

September 12, 2019 – 2:30-4:00

Seminar

Spirit and Nature

ERIC GREUBEL (PENN)

April 18, 2019 – 4:30 – 6:00

Semiotics Workshop

Talking tax: The discursive construction of law and loopholes

JOSEPH ERRINGTON (YALE)

April 10, 2019 -- 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Biaccentual intimacies and national sentiments in Indonesia

JOSEPH ERRINGTON (YALE)

April 10, 2019 -- 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Biaccentual intimacies and national sentiments in Indonesia

BINA BRODY (PENN)

April 4, 2019 – 4:30-6:00

Semiotics Workshop

Multi-modal melodies: Drum speech and song in Senegalese wrestling

PAUL KOCKELMAN (YALE)

March 27, 2019 – 5:00 - 6:30

Semiotics Workshop

The doubling of dual operators (as duplex categories): Aspect, grade, and quantity in Q’eqchi’-Maya

MARIANA IRBY (PENN)

November 7, 2018, 2:00-3:00

Semiotics Workshop

The resilience of ‘backwardness’ in post-Socialist modernities

INDIVAR JONNALAGADDA (PENN)

November 7, 2018, 3:00-4:00

Semiotics Workshop

Political entrepreneurs in Indian slums: changing contexts of community leadership in Hyderabad

YALONG CHEN (PENN)

November 7, 2018, 4:00-5:00

Semiotics Workshop

“Show me your code”: language ideology in and beyond programming

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

October 11, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00

Semiotics Workshop

Hippies and Charlatans, Traditionalists and Essentialists: Marking stance and charting strategy with Mapuche Language activists in Chile

MARIA SIDORKINA (AMHERST)

February 9, 2018 - 11:00 - 1:00

Semiotics Workshop

The troll: Author or hero of the new culture wars?

ANDREW CARRUTHERS (NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SINGAPORE)

February 1, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:00

Semiotics Workshop

Ontological policing

XOCHITL MARSILLI-VARGAS (EMORY)

January 25, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:30

Semiotics Workshop

Performing expertise: the mediatization of psychoanalysis in mass media

COLIN HALVERSON (VANDERBUILT)

January 18, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:30

Semiotics Workshop

Signs of disease

BINA BRODY (PENN)

April 6, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Code switching in music

COLEMAN DONALDSON (PENN)

April 6, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Clear language, clear citizenship

KATHERINE CULVER (PENN)

March 30, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Race and the Supreme court

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

March 30, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Register boundaries in mathematical practices

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

March 23, 2017 – 10:00-1:00

Seminar

The voicing structure of a mathematical proof

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

March 16, 2017 – 10:00-1:00

Seminar

God, the Integers, and You

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

March 2, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Grammatical categories of the Kyrgyz verb

HEI-WON BYUNG (PENN)

March 2, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Anime imaginaries

KATHERINE CULVER (PENN)

February 23, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Bias and taboo in Jury Trial

BINA BRODY (PENN)

February 23, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Immigrant music

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

February 16, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Aksakal courts in Kyrgyzstan

COLEMAN DONALDSON (PENN)

February 16, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Manding languages

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

February 9, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Media and Youth Style

BINA BRODY (PENN)

February 2, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Speech and Song

KATHERINE CULVER (PENN)

February 2, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Judicial process in Cambodia

KRISTINA NIELSEN (PENN)

Jan 26, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

Commodity formulations and language use

COLEMAN DONALDSON (PENN)

Jan 19, 2017 – 11:30-1:00

Seminar

Ideologies of speech & politics in Manding communities

MARTHA KARREBAEK (PENN)

Jan 19, 2017 – 10:00-11:30

Seminar

The enregisterment of food practices

ALAN RUMSEY (AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY)

October 14, 2015 - 1:30 - 3:30

Semiotics Workshop

Children's language leaning, intersubjectivity and sociocultural order

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

April 28, 2015 – 11:00-12:00

Seminar

Boy racers, cruisers, and car culture

MARIAM DURRANI (PENN)

April 28, 2015 – 10:00-11:00

Seminar

Hashtags and social media

CATE RHODES (PENN)

April 28, 2015 – 9:00-10:00

Seminar

Emblems of Mayan-ness in the Yucatan

HEI-WON BYUN (PENN)

April 21, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Speech play & peer acceptance among South Korean adolescents

MARK LEWIS (PENN)

April 21, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Metadiscursive talk in dual language classrooms

KATHERINE CULVER (PENN)

April 14, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Enregisterment of legal reasoning styles in American juries

ERIC GREUBEL (PENN)

April 7, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Aramaic revivalism in Israel and Turkey

DIEGO ARISPE-BÁZAN (PENN)

April 7, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Role reversals and colonial imaginaries in Peru

STEPHEN PETERS (PENN)

March 31, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Staged indigenous public speeches in Canada

MARIAM DURRANI (PENN)

March 31, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Transnational South Asians and social media

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

March 24, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Race and ethnicity in Latin America

HEI-WON BYUN (PENN)

March 24, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Manga and Anime in Japanese youth subculture

FERHAN TUNAGUR (PENN)

March 17, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Car talk among car enthusiasts

NICHOLAS LIMERICK (PENN)

March 3, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Multicultural citizenship and bilingual education in Ecuador

MARK LEWIS (PENN)

March 3, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Trans-languaging in dual language classrooms

ERIC GREUBEL (PENN)

February 24, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Language ideologies and Syriac borrowings in Suroyo

KATHARINE CULVER (PENN)

February 24, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

“(In)correct” verdicts in American jury trials

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

February 17, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Ontology and Perspectivism in Chile

KYLE OLSON (PENN)

February 17, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Encounters with figurines and identity at Tureng Tepe

MARIAM DURRANI (PENN)

February 10, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Online and Offline Desi lives

DIEGO ARISPE-BÁZAN (PENN)

February 3, 2015 – 10:30-12:00

Seminar

Geopolitics of Spaniard-Peruvian interactions in Lima

STEPHEN PETERS (MCGILL)

February 3, 2015 – 9:00-10:30

Seminar

Aboriginal public speechmaking in Canada

ULLA LUNDQVIST (COPENHAGEN)

September 25, 2014 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

The social identification of a "smart student" in an Arabic classroom

LIAN MADSEN AND ANDREAS STAEHR (COPENHAGEN)

June 4, 2014 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Socioeconomic class and social interaction in Urban environments

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

May 8, 2014 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

On the Chilean model and its discontents

MARTHA KARREBAEK (U COPENHAGEN)

May 1, 2014 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Troubled relations: Languages, ideologies and political sensitivity in Farsi mother tongue classrooms in Copenhagen, Denmark

EITAN WILF (HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM)

April 24, 2014 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Corporate business ritual semiosis

ZANE GOEBEL (LA TROBE UNIVERSITY)

December 4, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

The creation of semiotically dense stereotypes in Indonesian Soap Operas

CÉCILE EVERS (PENN)

November 6, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Chronotopes from "un petit paradis": Muslim second-generation youth speak and unspeak Marseille

THEA RIOFRANCOS (PENN)

October 16, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Consulta Previa: The political life of a constitutional right

ANDREAS STAEHR (COPENHAGEN)

September 25, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

The appropriation of transcultural flows by Copenhagen youth: The case of Illuminati imagery

TOMI VISAKKO (HELSINKI)

May 2, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Genre and identity: Self-promotion in online dating advertisements

UTPAL SANDESARA (PENN)

April 4, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

'You can go ahead and tell her that': Participant roles and participation frameworks in an interpreted medical encounter

DIEGO ARISPE-BAZÁN (PENN)

March 28, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Solidarity as regularity: Metapragmatics of affect and sociality in the Occupy movement

MICHAEL SILVERSTEIN (CHICAGO)

February 28, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

From Baffin Island to Boasian induction: How anthropology and linguistics got into their interlinear groove

JOANNE BARON (PENN)

February 27, 2013 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Classic Maya patron deities: Discourse and materiality

THEA RIOFRANCOS (PENN)

December 13, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Contesting extraction: State-making, democracy and large-scale mining in Ecuador

MARSHALL KNUDSON (PENN)

December 6, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Democracy, citizenship, and social movements in Chile

FERHAN TAUNAGUR (RUTGERS)

November 29, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Secular vs. religious identity in Turkey

MARIAM DURRANI (PENN)

November 1, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Transnational ensembles: South Asian youth in Lahore and New York City

CATHERINE RHODES (PENN)

October 25, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

Mayan Science curricula and Mayan language revitalization

MARIA SIDORKINA (YALE)

October 18, 2012 – 5:00-8:00

Semiotics Workshop

The new Soviet intelligentsia

MARTHA KARREBAEK & LIAN MADSEN (U COPENHAGEN)

October 16, 2012 – 10:00-1:00

Semiotics Workshop

Danish popular culture & education

CATHERINE RHODES (PENN)

October 11, 2012 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Mayan/Spanish language mixing

LUKE FLEMING (PENN)

January 22, 2009 – 12:00-2:00

Semiotics Workshop

Anxieties of masculinity and indigeneity in Urban Amazonia

KYUNG-NAN KOH (PENN)

January 15, 2009 – 12:00-2:00

Semiotics Workshop

Making claims to ownership & authorship of a model personhood

KARL SWINEHART (PENN)

December 4, 2008 – 12:00-1:00

Symposium: Media Group

Anthropology goes to the movies

KARL SWINEHART (PENN)

November 6, 2008 – 12:00-2:00

Semiotics Workshop

Tupac in their veins: Aymara Hip-Hop and the semiotics of urban indigeneity

STANTON WORTHAM (PENN)

April 17, 2008 – 12:00-1:00

Symposium: Media Group

Homies in the Latino diaspora

BETSY RYMES (PENN)

March 20, 2008 – 12:00-1:00

Symposium: Media Group

The relationship between mass media and classroom discourse

JOHN JACKSON (PENN)

February 21, 2008 – 12:00-1:00

Symposium: Media Group

Media and anthropology

LIZ ERKENBRACK (PENN)

November 14, 2007 – 2:00-5:00

Seminar

Communicative commodity forms: Meaning-making in World of Warcraft

HANNAH VOORHEES (PENN)

November 7, 2007 – 2:00-5:00

Seminar

Indigenousness as historical subjectivity

CHRISTIAN ADONIZIO (PENN)

October 31, 2007 – 2:00-5:00

Seminar

Therapeutic talk in medical encounters

MICHAEL JOINER (PENN)

October 17, 2007 – 2:00-5:00

Seminar

Has gay identity outlived its usefulness?

ARAM YARDUMIAN (PENN)

October 3, 2007 – 2:00-5:00

Seminar

Artifacts, ‘memory’ and the Armenian genocide

KATHERINE MORTIMER (PENN)

April 26, 2006 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Educator perspectives and ideological debate in Paraguayan bilingual education

LLERENA SEARLE (PENN)

April 5, 2006 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

The global meaning of Indian real estate

PAUL KOCKELMAN (COLUMBIA U)

January 25, 2006 – 5:00-7:00

Semiotics Workshop

Inalienable possession and personhood

JEREMY PINE (PENN)

January 19, 2006 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Nation building in Turkmenistan

KATHERINE MORTIMER (PENN)

November 23, 2005 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

The Guarani language, ethnic identity, and Paraguayan nationalism

JILL SIEGEL (PENN)

November 16, 2005 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Corporate social responsibility and the case of Starbucks

KIRT MAUSERT (PENN)

October 26, 2005 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Consumption and mass media in Thai youth culture

LLERENA SEARLE (PENN)

October 12, 2005 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Urban restructuring and the construction industry in India

CONSTANTINE NAKASSIS (PENN)

September 28, 2005 – 11:30-1:30

Seminar

Mass media and youth culture in Tamil Nadu, India

CHRISTINE SCHEUTZE (PENN)

March 15, 2005 – 5:00-7:00

Seminar

Spirit possession in Pentecostal churches in Mozambique

TAMARA WARHOL (PENN)

February 16, 2005 – 5:00-7:00

Seminar

Biblical discourse and Christian Socialization

TODD WOLFSON (PENN)

January 19, 2005 – 5:00-7:00

Seminar

Citizens as Netizens: Democracy in the electronic age

PAJA FAUDREE (PENN)

May 8, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

The day of the dead: Poetry, song, and cultural transmission in a Mazatec ritual cycle

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

May 1, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Freedom of speech as a discourse of hegemony

J. J. ERRINGTON (YALE U)

April 29, 2003 – 7:30-9:30

Semiotics Workshop

Getting Language Rights, Shifting Linguistic Traditions

LUKE FLEMING (PENN)

April 17, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Learning as social process

LAURA M. AHEARN (RUTGERS U)

April 9, 2003 – 7:30-9:30

Semiotics Workshop

Language and Agency in Nepali Love Letters

KYUNG-NAH KOH (PENN)

April 3, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Corporate discourse and community building

SERAN SCHUG (PENN)

March 27, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Dance and healing: Authentic movement as therapeutic practice

JAY DAUTCHER (PENN)

March 25, 2003 – 7:30-9:30

Semiotics Workshop

Blogging the Branded Uterus: Some Remarks on Emergent Textuality and the Meta-Poetics of Presence

DAYMON SMITH (PENN)

March 6, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Bureaucracy in Mormonism

HILARY DICK (PENN)

February 26, 2003 – 7:30-9:30

Semiotics Workshop

What Do You Do with ‘I Don’t Know’?: Processes of Elicitation in Ethnographic vs. Survey Interviews

DAN GLOTZER (PENN)

February 20, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Memes as metaphoric genes of ‘cultural’ heredity: Is anything salvageable from this account?

DAN GLOTZER (PENN)

February 6, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Animal communication and the evolution of mind

KYUNG-NAN KOH (PENN)

January 23, 2003 – 2:00-4:00

Seminar

Metaphor in bureaucratic expansion

FLAGG MILLER (U CHICAGO)

January 15, 2003 – 7:30-8:30

Semiotics Workshop

Resonant Character: Authorship and the Marking of Circulation in Yemeni Audiocassette Poetry

LUKE FLEMING (PENN)

December 9, 2002 - 6:30

Seminar

From social interaction to cultural history

CONSTANTINE NAKASSIS (PENN)

December 2, 2002 - 6:30

Seminar

Eating disorders

SERAN SCHUG (PENN)

October 28, 2002 – 5:30-6:30

Seminar

Dance as a form of healing

DAYMON SMITH (PENN)

October 14, 2002 – 5:30-6:30

Seminar

Demonic possession

CONSTANTINE NAKASSIS (PENN)

September 23, 2002 – 5:30-6:30

Seminar

Peirce on speculative grammar & phenomenology

DOUGLAS J. GLICK (BINGHAMTON U)

April 17, 2002 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

The Fate of Politeness in Modern Israeli Hebrew: Gender, Ethnicity and the Zionist Legacy

DAVID SAMPER (PENN)

February 12, 2002 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Talking Sheng: Hybridity, language and youth culture in Nairobi, Kenya

CONSTANTINE NAKASSIS (PENN)

December 11, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

The meaningfulness of eating disorders

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

November 27, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Slang and social persona

STANTON E. F. WORTHAM (PENN)

October 30, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

At the intersection of learning, identity development and social reproduction: pivotal moments from one ninth grade class

ASIF AGHA (PENN)

April 3, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Tropes of kinship: Fictive relations and performative realities

REBECCA HUSS-ASHMORE (PENN)

March 6, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Healing talk: Therapeutic narratives and cosmetic surgery

DAVID SAMUELS (U MASS-AMHERST)

February 13, 2001 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Redneck Refusals: A Western Apache Pronunciation Guide

DOUGLAS J. GLICK (HAMILTON COLLEGE)

November 14, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Reading popular culture: The semiotics of a television 'info-mercial' as an electronic site of ritual self-transformation

MATT TOMLINSON (PENN)

October 31, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Light and Darkness, Power and Loss: The Metaculture of Modernity in Rural Fiji

HILARY DICK (PENN)

October 17, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Sealing the Mexico-U.S. border with words: The metaculture of nation-building in a land of emigrants

KRISTINA WIRTZ (PENN)

October 10, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Divining the Spirit in the Text: an analysis of narratives about divination in Cuban Santeria

TREVOR STACK (PENN)

April 4, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Discourse Genres and Social Arenas: Public Knowledge in Mexican Towns

MICHAEL LEMPERT (PENN)

March 28, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

Lab training session

ANDREW SCHWALM (PENN)

February 29, 2000 – 5:00-6:30

Semiotics Workshop

The Secret Examination of Monica Lewinsky: Role-playing Activity & Manipulation in the Lewinsky-Tripp Tapes