Winfried Nöth



WINFRIED NÖTH Academic Curriculum ResearcherID: D-8643-2012 PERSONAL Born September 12, 1944 in Gerolzhofen, Bavaria (Germany) EDUCATION AND DEGREES 1962 US High School Diploma (exchange student), Collingswood, N.J. 1963 Abitur, Martino Katharineum (founded in 1415), Braunschweig, Germany. 1965-69 Studies at the Universities of Münster, Geneva, Lisbon, and Bochum. 1971 Dr. phil., summa cum laude, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Major: English, Minors: French and Portuguese (awarded the university prize for outstanding thesis 1971). 1976 Post-doctoral degree (Habilitation), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. TEACHING AND ACADEMIC SERVICE 1969-75 Research Assistant in English Linguistics and Semiotics (Prof. Walter A. Koch), Ruhr-Universität 1976-77 Docent, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. 1977-78 Acting Professor of English Linguistics, Universität Aachen, Germany. 1978- Full Professor (Chair, C4) of English Linguistics and Semiotics, Universität Kassel, Germany. 1982-83 & 1995-97 Dean, Faculty of English and Romance Languages, Member of the University Senate. 1985-86 Visiting Professor (Fulbright), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA. 1994-2009 Visiting Professor (Semiotics & Communication Studies), São Paulo Catholic University, Brazil 1999-2008 Director, Research Center for Cultural Studies, Universität Kassel 2014-15 Acting Professor, Humboldt-Universität Berlin 2010- Professor (Cognitive Semiotics), Catholic University of São Paulo EDITORIAL BOARDS (Selection) Bochum Publications in Evolutionary Cultural Semiotics Carte semiotiche (Bologna) Cybernetics and Human Knowing (Copenhagen) DeSignis (Barcelona & Buenos Aires) Galáxia: Revista transdisciplinar de conunicação, semiótica, cultura (São Paulo) Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis (Berkeley, Cal.) Sign Systems Studies (Tartu) Visio (Québec, Qc.) The World Language of Key Visual: Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences (Bremen) HONORS “Outstanding Dissertation” Ruhr-University Bochum (1971) Honorary Member of International Association for Visual Semiotics (since 1991) Handbook of Semiotics: Choice outstanding Academic Book of 1992 Mouton d’Or award 2011 for the article “Self-referential postmodernity” in: Semiotica 183: 199-218. ASSOCIATIONS (Selection) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Semiotik (President and Vice-President 1999-2005) International Association for Semiotic Studies International Association for Visual Semiotics (Honorary)

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