Gregory Paschalidis

FOURTH International Conference on Semiotics and Visual Communication 2020

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Gregory Paschalidis

Gregory PaschalidisAristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)

Gregory Paschalidis is Professor of Cultural Studies at the Department of Journalism & Mass Communications, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) where he teaches since 1996. He graduated in Sociology from the University of Manchester and holds an MA in Sociology of Literature from the University of Essex and a Phd in Comparative Literature from the University of Jannina. He has published extensively in the fields of cultural theory and cultural policy, literary theory and narratology, mass/digital media and visual semiotics. He has authored three books and edited eight collective volumes in the fields of cultural theory, mass media and semiotics. Since 2012 he is President of the Hellenic Semiotic Society (H.S.S.), and is chief editor of Punctum-International Journal of Semiotics, the online journal published biannually by H.S.S. He directs the MA program in Digital Media, Journalism and Communication at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.