Volume 4, Issue 2 (2018) – Semiotics of Selfies

Punctum is a blind peer-reviewed, on-line journal dedicated to the semiotic study of contemporary cultural texts, practices and processes, published under the auspices of the Hellenic Semiotic Society. Aspiring to provide a venue for the advancement of international semiotic scholarship, the journal is published twice a year (July & December) in English, although submissions in French and German will be accepted as well. Punctum’s Editorial Board reflects both its international scope and the diversity of contemporary semiotic research and theory. Punctum invites submissions (original papers, review articles, book reviews) across this wide range of semiotic fields and methodologies on an on-going basis, and regularly puts out calls for special issues with guest editors.

Volume 4, Issue 2 (2018)

Semiotics of Selfies

Edited by Gregory Paschalidis

Table of Contents


Introduction- Semiotics of Selfies (289 downloads)

Gregory Paschalidis

Their Faces. Building the Semiotic Case of Animal Selfies (194 downloads)

Paulius Jevsejevas

Semiotics of the Selfie: The glorification of the present (362 downloads)

Massimo Leone

Selfie-taking: a key semiotic practice within the ‘show of the self’ (229 downloads)

Sebastian Moreno

Fitness Selfie and Anorexia: A sudy of ‘fitness’ selfies of women on Instagram and its contribution to anorexia nevrosa (226 downloads)

Benson Rajan


Review Article

Multimodality, film and cinematic metaphor: an evaluation of Müller and Kappelhoff’s Cinematic Metaphor: Experience-Affectivity-Temporality (2018) (186 downloads)

Charles Forceville


Book Reviews

(Mis)reading Augustus (134 downloads)

Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou

Identity: Towards a synthesis of perspectives (150 downloads)

Marianthi Makri-Tsilipakou

Approaching Education through Edusemiotics (185 downloads)

Makrina-Nina Zafiri

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ISSN 2459-2943
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