Unique journal bridging Eastern and Western semiotics
Internationally recognized editorial board
Versatile platform of exchanging research experience in Chinese semiotics
Chinese Semiotic Studies (CSS) is a peer-reviewed academic journal sponsored by the International Institute of Semiotic Studies of Nanjing Normal University and the Chinese Semiotic Research Center of the Chinese Association of Linguistic Semiotics.
As the only international semiotics journal in China appearing in English, CSS is a unique outlet for Chinese scholars to be heard in global academia, affording an expanded and constructive dialogue between Chinese and non-Chinese semioticians on China-related subject matters and beyond.
Each issue contains three thematic sections: (i) Chinese Cultural Signs and Sign Theories, (ii) Western Cultural Signs and Sign Theories and (iii) Interactions between Chinese and Western semiotics.
Article formats Original Research Articles, Review Articles, and Book Reviews.
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Yongxiang Wang; Nanjing Normal University, China
MANAGING EDITOR Hongbing Yu; Nanjing Normal University, China
ASSOCIATE EDITOR Catherine Schwerin; German/English Editing & Translation, Australia
PRESIDENT OF EDITORIAL COMMITTEE
Jie Zhang, Nanjing Normal University, China
VICE PRESIDENTS OF EDITORIAL COMMITTEE (In alphabetic order)
Bin Xin, Nanjing Normal University, China Hongbing Yu, Nanjing Normal University, China Yongxiang Wang, Nanjing Normal University, China Zhijun Yan, Nanjing Normal University, China
EDITORIAL COMMITTEE (In alphabetic order)
Adrian Pablé, Switzerland Arthur Asa Berger, USA Charls Pearson, USA Christopher Hart, UK Delu Zhang, China Deping Lu, China Eero Tarasti, Finland Ersu Ding, Hong Kong, China Farouk Y. Seif, USA Hsiu-chih Tsai, Taiwan, China Jamin Pelkey, Canada Kalevi Kull, Estonia Marcel Danesi, Canada Massimo Leone, Italy Mingyu Wang, China Myrdene Anderson, USA Ning Wang, China Paul Bouissac, Canada Paul Cobley, UK Per Aage Brandt, USA Richard Lanigan, USA Roland Posner, Germany Sihui Mao, Macao, China Stéphanie Walsh Matthews, Canada Stephen Cowley, Denmark Steve Oswald, Switzerland Susan Petrilli, Italy Terrence Deacon, USA Theo van Leeuwen, Australia Tim Wharton, UK Winfried Nöth, Germany Woods Mara, USA Yiheng Zhao, China Zhuanglin Hu, China