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Monday, 22 January 2018

Predation paper given at MAC4

Today I presented my paper "The semiotics of predation and the Umwelten of large predators" in the session "Considering wildlife I" at the 4th international Minding Animals Conference, held in Mexico City. Some 12 people were present.

In Scientific Committee for IACS3, Toronto

I have silently accepted to be appointed, again, as a member of the Scientific Committee of the 3rd conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS), shich is to be held on Toronto July 13-15th.

Biosemiotics 10(3) published, completing 10th volume

Biosemiotics volume 10, issue 3 has appeared. This issue includes an editorial co-edited by Timo Maran, Alexei Sharov and myself, "The first decade of Biosemiotics", and the fourth review article in the Biosemiotic Glossary Project, on the term "intentionality", by Don Favareau and Arran Gare.

Day off at MAC4 - trip to Teotihuacán

Yesterday I went with a bunch of fellow MAC4 conference participants to Teotihuacán about an hour´s drive from Mexico City, to see the remnants of this ancient city.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Panel "Animals and philosophy" held at MAC4

Today I participated in the panel "Animals and philosophy", moderated by Andy Lamey and with the panel also including Dale Jamieson, Erin McKenna and Mylan Engel  Jr. The panel was attended by some 50 people.

 

Book review of Sann opplysning? for Prosa written

In the beginning of this week I finished my book review of an anthology called Sann opplysning? Naturvitenskap i nordiske offentligheter gjennom fire århundrer? (eds. Tønnesson and Roos, Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2017), which will appear in Prosa #1/2018.

Friday, 19 January 2018

NASS on Facebook

The Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies is now on Facebook. Our page has just passed 50 Likes.