ISSN 1392-0219 | eISSN 2424-547X
Focus and scope. Semiotika is an international blind peer-reviewed diamond open access multidisciplinary journal focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects of cultural semiotics, structuralism and poststructuralism. It covers a wide range of fields, methodologies and issues of contemporary semiotic research, history and theory of semiotics and analysis of various types of discourse. It publishes high quality original papers, review articles and book reviews, annotated translations of primary sources in semiotics to Lithuanian, academic discussions, conference reports. Semiotika welcomes contributions from distinct fields of scholarly research that deals with matters of signification.
Languages. The journal accepts articles in Lithuanian, English and French.
Publication frequency. One volume per year.
Charges. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
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History. Semiotika was founded in 1994 by Kęstutis Nastopka and Saulius Žukas, two literary researchers and semioticians from the Algirdas Julien Greimas Centre for Semiotic Research, established in 1992. Primarily (until 1999) Semiotika was a periodical of the Greimas Centre, later it was acknowledged as the scholarly periodical of the Faculty of Philology, and then, in 2020, it has become the international multidisciplinary academic journal of Vilnius University.