CFP: 2nd conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS 2016)

Submission deadline: January 15, 2016

Conference date(s):
June 20, 2016 - June 22, 2016

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Conference Venue:

Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Lublin, Poland

Topic areas


One of the goals of the IACS conference series is to gather together scholars and scientists in philosophy, semiotics, linguistics, cognitive science, psychology and related fields, who wish to share their research on meaning and contribute the interdisciplinary dialogue

 Topics of the conference include (but are not limited to):

  • Biological and cultural evolution of human cognitive specificity
  • Cognitive linguistics and phenomenology
  • Communication across cultural barriers
  • Cross-species comparative semiotics
  • Evolutionary perspectives on altruism
  • Experimental semiotics
  • Iconicity in language and other semiotic resources
  • Intersubjectivity and mimesis in evolution and development
  • Multimodality
  • Narrativity across different media
  • Semantic typology and linguistic relativity
  • Semiosis (sense-making) in social interaction
  • Semiotic and cognitive development in children
  • Sign use and cognition
  • Signs, affordances, and other meanings
  • Speech and gesture
  • The comparative semiotics of iconicity and indexicality
  • The evolution of language

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#semiotics, cognitive semiotics, cognitive science, cognitive linguistics, phenomenology, philosophy of mind