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September 26, 2017

ISS and Navigating a World in Transition

Vincent L. Wimbush spoke about the ISS and related issues at the 2017 Digital Conference organized by the Center for the Study of Religion, Culture and Foreign Affairs at Claremont Lincoln University.  Participating in the  Distinguished Scholars Roundtable, Wimbush articulated how the ISS research agenda dovetailed with...READ MORE
September 22, 2017

ISS in South Africa

ISS in South Africa The Institute for Signifying Scriptures was represented at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities   Centers and Institutes (CHCI), which convened in August 2017 at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa.  About 300 folks from...READ MORE
August 19, 2016

Announcing The Abeng: A Journal of Transdisciplinary Criticism

The Institute for Signifying Scriptures announces the launch of its peer-reviewed scholarly journal: The Abeng. Named after the horn that facilitated communication between communities of maroons in the African diaspora, our new journal functions, in many ways, the same way that any quality peer-reviewed publication...READ MORE
July 13, 2016

Welcome to the Newly Redesigned Home of the ISS

If you’ve been here before then you’ll find much has changed, and if this is your fist time visiting the site then we hope you find our new home welcoming. Students of design understand that an object’s design (whether architectural, practical, or digital) is not...READ MORE
July 9, 2016

ISS Annual Meeting 2016 – Program

The 1st Annual Seminar of the ISS is organized around the topic “Meaning”—what it is; why and how and by whom it is constructed and represented; how it is communicated and represented; how it is communicated and maintained (and upended); and the ongoing issues and consequences...READ MORE
July 9, 2016

ISS Annual Meeting Announcement – 2016

INSTITUTE FOR SIGNIFYING SCRIPTURES FIRST ANNUAL MEETING THE KENNEDY SCHOOL PORTLAND, OREGON FEBRUARY 18-20, 2016 The ISS announces and extends invitation to all interested and curious parties to its first Annual Meeting, organized as high-level dynamic trans-field and trans-disciplinary seminar. The seminar is to be...READ MORE