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The History of the name
The word "semiotics" comes from the Greek sêmeiôtikê, from sêmeion ("sign"). The word for "sign" is "signo" in Esperanto, an invented international language whose lexicon was constructed from the roots of several natural languages.
At this time, Signo includes the following team members:
- Sémir Badir, professor at the University in Liège;
- Nicole Everaert-Desmedt, professor at the Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis (Brussels);
- Lucie Guillemette, professor at the University of Québec in Trois-Rivières;
- Louis Hébert (director), professor at the University of Québec in Rimouski;
- Johanne Prud’homme, professor at the University of Québec in Trois-Rivières;
- Nicolas Xanthos, professor at the University of Québec in Chicoutimi;
- Julie Tabler, translator;
- Marc-André Marchand, webmaster.
Do you have ideas for improving Signo? Would you like to add other theories? Would you like to translate Signo? Would you like to donate monetary or in-kind support for Signo? We would be delighted to receive your proposals. Anyone who makes a significant contribution to the Signo website automatically becomes a member of the Signo team. Any institution or organization that makes a significant contribution to Signo will have its name and logo placed on our site, with a hyperlink to its own web site.
Signo would like to thank the following institutions and organizations, whose financial support is deeply appreciated:
University of Quebec
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières