Semiotic Circle of California 2013


  • 9:15 a.m. Denise Warren (UC San Diego): “Voice-Over, Interiority and Spectator Address in Film Noir”
  • 9:40 a.m. William Watt (UC Irvine): “Sleight of Hand”
  • 10:05 a.m. Jeroen Dewulf (UC Berkeley): “Pinkster in New York: On the Dutch Community and its Slaves in James Fenimore Cooper’s Novel Satanstoe (1845)”
  • 10:30 a.m. Sang Hwan Seong (Seoul National Univ./ UC  Berkeley): “Phonological Transfer and its Interpretation: L2 Perceptual Acquisition Process of Korean Plosives by German Native  Speakers”
  • 10:55 a.m. Dagmar Theison (UC Berkeley): “The Kafkaesque Process of Translation”
  • 11:20 a.m. Winfried Kudszus (UC Berkeley): “Salient Interspace in Benn’s ‘Gehirne’ and Wittgenstein’s ‘Über Gewißheit'”
  • 1:00 p.m. Karl Kaussen (Biotext, LLC): “Is ‘tone’ important in the translation of health care texts?”
  • 1:25 p.m. Ellen Mc Cracken (UC Santa Barbara): “The New Road to On the Road: Intratextuality in the Enhanced E-Book”
  • 1:50 p.m. Michael Fragomeni (UC Berkeley): “Faithfulness to Musical Phrase: Applying Firstness, Secondness, Thirdness to Songwriting and Sound Recording”
  • 2:15 p.m. Lindsay Preseau (UC Berkeley): “The Irreducible Sign: NSM and Germanic Modal Particles”
  • 2:40 p.m. Irmengard Rauch (UC Berkeley): “Welby’s Significs: ‘Does the “animal” ask “when”?'”
  • 3:05 p.m. Alain J.-J. Cohen (UC San Diego): “Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris (2011). The Semiotics of Nostalgia”