Who is SemioSimo

Awarded a Marie Curie Global Fellowhip in 2019 (project COMFECTION, 2019-2021), Simona Stano works as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (RTD-B) at the University of Turin (UniTo, Italy). 

She holds a PhD in Sciences of Language and Communication from the University of Turin (UniTo, Italy, 2014) and a PhD in Communication Sciences from Lugano University (USI, Switzerland, 2014).

She worked as Senior Researcher at theInternational Semiotics Institute (ISI, Lithuania) from 2015 to 2018 and Visiting Researcher at the University of Toronto (UofT, Canada – 2013), l’Barcelona University (UB, Spain),Observatorio de la Alimentación (ODELA, Spain – 2015-2016) and New York University (United States, 2019-2021).

Dr. Stano deals mainly with semiotics of culture, food semiotics, body semiotics, and communication studies, and has published several papers, edited volumes (including special issues of top semiotic journals such as Semiotica and Lexia), and monographs (I sensi del cibo. Elementi di semiotica dell'alimentazione, 2018; Eating the Other. Translations of the Culinary Code, 2015) on these topics. She has given many talks at national and international conferences, also organising and directing a number of scientific events and research projects.

In recent years she has collaborated as lecturer, examiner and supervisor of undergraduate and graduate students with several universities in Italy and abroad. Moreover, she has delivered semiotic and cultural analysis for international agencies and private organisations

Who is SemioSimo

Winner of a Marie Curie Global Fellowship Marie Curie Global Fellowhip (progetto COMFECTION),  works as Tenure Track Assistant Professor (RTD-B) at theUniversità degli Studi di Torino (UNITO, Italia) and as Visiting Researcher at New York University (NYU, United States). She has recently been awarded a Marie Curie Global Fellowship for a research project (COMFECTION, 2019-2021) on the semiotic analysis of food communication. 

She holds a PhD in Sciences of Language and Communication from University of Turin (UniTo, Italy, 2014) and a PhD in Communication Sciences from Lugano University (USI, Switzerland, 2014).

She holds a PhD in Sciences of Language and Communication (Un. of Turin) and a PhD in Communication Sciences (USI, Switzerland).

Dr. Stano deals mainly with semiotics of culture, food semiotics, body semiotics, and communication studies, and has published several papers, edited volumes (including special issues of top semiotic journals such as Semiotica and Lexia), and monographs (I sensi del cibo. Elementi di semiotica dell'alimentazione, 2018; Eating the Other. Translations of the Culinary Code, 2015) on these topics. She has given many talks at national and international conferences, also organising and directing a number of scientific events and research projects.

In recent years she has collaborated as lecturer, examiner and supervisor of undergraduate and graduate students with several universities in Italy and abroad. Moreover, she has delivered semiotic and cultural analysis for international agencies and private organisations