Department of Semiotics

Jakobi 2, III korrus, ruumid 302-314, 317-318
51005 Tartu linn,
Tartu linn, Tartumaa
EST
+372 737 5933

Phone (+372) 737 5933, library phone (+372) 737 5413


Thomas A. Sebeok memorial library: room 333
Department library: room 329
Faculty offices: rooms 302-304 and 307-314
Lecture and seminar rooms: 305 and 306

 

Timo Maran
Head of Department, Professor of Ecosemiotics and Environmental Humanities
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 6139
Jakobi 2-311

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Ecosemiotics
  • Ecocriticism
  • Mimicry
  • Estonian nature writing
Peeter Torop
Professor of Semiotics of Culture
PhD (Philology)
+372 737 6155
Jakobi 2-308

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Semiotics of culture
  • Semiotics of translation
  • Semiotics of literature
  • Cultural theories
Andreas Ventsel
Professor of Political and Sociosemiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 5562 9976
Jakobi 2–314

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Political semiotics
  • Semiotic analysis of online communication
  • Semiotics of culture
  • Poststructuralist discourse theory
Mihhail Lotman
Visiting Professor of Semiotics 0.1 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 5934
Jakobi 2–307

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Topics of research and supervision

  • General and cultural semiotics
  • Semiotics of verse,
  • Rhetorics and poetics
  • Analysis of film
  • Text theory
  • Russian literature
Maarja Ojamaa
Associate Professor of Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-314

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Semiotics of digital culture
  • Semiotics of cultural education
  • Cultural autocommunication
  • Transmediality
Silvi Salupere
Lecturer in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 6154
Jakobi 2-314

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Topics of research and supervision

  • History of semiotics
  • Semiotics metalanguage
  • Juri Lotman's cultural semiotics
Anti Randviir
Lecturer in Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
+372 737 5934
Jakobi 2-309

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Sociosemiotics
  • Semiotics of space
  • Subculture studies
  • Semiotic language of description
Katre Pärn
Junior Lecturer in Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies (BA)
Jakobi 2-302

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Cultural semiotics and analysis of culture
  • Semiotics of film and media semiotics
Nelly Mäekivi
Research Fellow in Semiotics, Programme Director for Semiotics and Culture Studies (MA)
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2–302

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Ecosemiotics
  • Semiotic analysis of hybrid environments
  • Zoobiology
Mari-Liis Madisson
Research Fellow in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2–313

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Semiotics of culture
  • Political semiotics
  • Media semiotics
  • Processes of identification
  • Online culture
  • Conspiracy theories
Auli Viidalepp
Research Fellow in Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Riin Magnus
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.75 p
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-302

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Urban ecosemiotics
  • Jakob von Uexküll’s biosemiotics
  • Human-non-human animal communication
  • Semiotics of alien species
Silver Rattasepp
Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.5 p, Programme Director for Semiotics
PhD (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2–304

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Topics of research and supervision

  • Posthumanism
  • Animal studies
  • Zoosemiotics
  • Philosophy of science
Yekaterina Lukina
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics and Culture Studies 0.5 p
MA
Jakobi 2–304
Karl Joosep Pihel
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics 0.5 p
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2–314
Tiina Johanna Pitkäjärvi
Junior Research Fellow in Semiotics and Culture Studies
PhD (Scandinavian Languages)
Jakobi 2–304
Tuuli Pern
International Relations Specialist 0.5 p
+372 737 5954
Ulvi Urm
Executive Secretary
+372 737 5933
Jakobi 2-317
Ulla Juske
Administrative Manager
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Jakobi 2-314