Volume 1, Number 1
Forum for Inter- and
This is the premier issue of the International
Journal of Applied Semiotics in which the editors, Linda Rogers,
Susan Tucker, and Marcel Danesi, detail the function and purpose of
the cross-disciplinary journal. They write:
The purpose of the International
Journal of Applied Semiotics is to come full circle. Itís
raison d'etre is, in effect, to publish work that applies the
findings and methodology of semiotics to its cognate disciplines.
... In our foundation issue, we want to present a bridge between
the traditional applications of semiotics to literary analysis to
In choosing articles that explore
nonlinguistic mediums, language, psychology, surnaming practices, and
education, the editors aptly reflect their purpose.