Category Archives: semiotics

‘Unpacking the Unspoken’ by Stephanie Peña-Alves – #sssi @sijournal #myths #objects #object-mediated-communication #semiotics

Blog Post in regard to: Stephanie Peña-Alves. 2019 (Online First). “Outspoken Objects and Unspoken Myths: The Semiotics of Object‐Mediated Communication.” Symbolic Interaction Unpacking the Unspoken Stephanie Peña-Alves There is a kind of romance to things understood, but unspoken, things “said,” … Continue reading


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New Article: “Outspoken Objects and Unspoken Myths” by Stephanie Peña‐Alves #sssi #sociology #semiotics

In her article “Outspoken Objects and Unspoken Myths: The Semiotics of Object‐Mediated Communication” Stephanie Peña‐Alves proposes that objects lie symbolically dormant until their deeper collective significance is activated through their use in interaction. Thus, through her research Stephanie Peńa-Alves expands the … Continue reading

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More on tourism and travelling – J.J. (‘Hans’) Bakker’s Review of Arthur Asa Berger’s Bali Tourism #sssi

We stick with the topic of tourism and travelling. Arthur Asa Berger who is well known for his pioneering work on popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s has written a series of short quasi-ethnographic books based on his travels … Continue reading

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