VIC223Y1: Signs, Meanings, and Culture


This course will introduce the main elements of semiotic theory, applying it to the study of human culture, from language, myth, and art to popular forms of culture such as pop music and cinema. It will deal with primary texts in the development of semiotics, and cover a broad range of cultural applications of semiotic theory. In this course an additional fee of up to $50 may be charged for activities outside of the classroom (e.g., field trips). Such fees will be confirmed in the course syllabus.

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)