SEMIOTICS (45 Hrs)
This course will be useful for all working in language, literature and media studies. In media studies it will be useful for analysis of subtexts, myths and ideologies in communication (ads, films, photo-magazines etc.)
Application of semiotics (structuralism, post-structuralism, deconstruction) to language, discourse, literary and oral narratives. Application to rituals, performances, Examples. Application to advertisements, illustrated magazines, photo-printing, films, television.
Every participant of the Course will apply the semiotic method (alone or in combination with any other method explained above, or in association with post-modernism of Michel Foucault, Jean-Francois Lyotard and Jean Beaudrillard) to any are of communication and media and prepare a research paper of 4-5 (A4 size) pages.