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Multidisciplinary Approaches to Semiotics in the Social Media Age

Organization: IGI Global
Categories: Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2020-01-30 Abstract Due: 2020-01-01

This special chapter focuses on the new media age and related tools with approaches in semiotics. Since new media channels include different features and characteristics of both visual and textual/contextual materials related to semiotics discipline, it is crucial to deal with semiotics in various disciplines. Coverage of special chapter contains social media platforms and related topics both individual (influencers, bloggers, etc) and commercial (brands, communities, agencies, advertisements,etc) contexts within the frame of visual (photos, videos, ephemeral content, etc.) and literal (statuses, texts, etc.) base.

This study aims to have better understanding of social media content regarding (both commercial and individual) semiotic disciplines.

Recommended Topics
Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Semiotics and Conceptual Background

Visual Semiotics
• Visual Communication and Semiotics
• Advertising semiotics
• Photography and Semiotics
• Humour and Semiotics
• Film/Serial Semiotics
• Visual Arts (Architectural, Painting , Performing Arts etc.)

Textual Semiotics
• Brand Communication and Semiotics
• Influencer Marketing and Semiotics

Both Visual and Textual Semiotics
• Semiotics and Social Media
• Ephemeral Social Media and Semiotics
• Marketing Semiotics
• Digital Semiotics

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Semiotics in the Social Media Age on or before 01/30/2020. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
All inquiries should be should be directed to the attention of: 
Meliha Nurdan Ta?k?ran – Fatih P?narba?? 
International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR) 
E-mail: mntaskiran@medipol.edu.tr – fpinarbasi@medipol.edu.tr



Fatih Pinarbasi