In this lecture, Professor Timo Maran will define "ecosemiotics" and explore the concept of "semiotic ground", i.e., a semiotic system shared by human and non-human species alike.
The Anthropocene Group and the Leslie Center for the Humanities invite you to Prof. Timo Maran's lecture, "Ecosemiotics of the Anthropocene," on Thursday, October 27th, from 3:00-4:15pm, via ZOOM.
Timo Maran is Professor of Ecosemiotics and Environmental Humanities at the Department of Semiotics, University of Tartu, Estonia. His research interests are theory and applications of ecosemiotics, ecocriticism and Estonian nature writing, and semiotics of biological mimicry. His publications include "Mimicry and Meaning: Semiotics of Biological Mimicry" (2017) and "Ecosemiotics: The Study of Signs in Changing Ecologies" (2020). He has also authored several poetry collections.
In his talk, Prof. Maran will define "ecosemiotics" and explore the concept of "semiotic ground", i.e., a semiotic system shared by human and non-human species alike. He will also discuss ways to "re-ground" human culture and reestablish the connection between the human symbolic sphere and ecosystems.
Please contact Humanities.Events@Dartmouth.edu to request a copy of Prof. Maran's book
"Ecosemiotics" (Cambridge Elements, 2020) and the Zoom link for the lecture.