Mon, Jan 10: Introduction
Mon, Jan 17: Signs
Mon, Jan 24: Barthes and Myth
Mon, Jan 31: Codes
Mon, Feb 07: Rhetoric
Mon, Feb 14: Applied Semiotics - Rhetoric and marketing
Mon, Feb 28: Built environment
Mon, Mar 07 : Semiotics and industrial design
Mon, Mar 14: Semiotics and interface design
Mon, Mar 21: Rhetoric, communication, politics
Mon, Mar 28: Quiz, Semiology of graphics, rhetorical design
Mon, Apr 04: Applied semiotics
Mon, Apr 11: Presentation and application
Mon, Apr 25: Presentation and application
- Semiotics for Beginners is a key text. Expect to read all of it over the term. It also has a good glossary.
Linguistics and Structuralism
- A Course in General Linguistics by Ferdinand de Saussure
- Peirce's theory of the sign
- Multisensory Persuasion and Storytelling through Packaging Design Required reading
- Semiotics in product design.Required reading
- A Semiotic Model of user interface Required reading
Be prepared to answer questions on the readings, Monday March 29.
- Semiotics in product design.
- Computer interface design..
- This is not a place of honor.
- Icons R Icons.
- A Pattern Language
- A Street Café
- A Pattern Language online tool
- Spatial Semiotics of the Urban Vernacular
LinksCommunicating across space and time
- Atomic Priesthood
- Reducing the likelihood of future human activities that could affect geologic high-level waste repositories
- Arecibo message
- Pioneer Plaque