institute Sesquiotic


institute Sesquiotic

In Praise of Preposterous Propositions


The Attraction
of Nipples


A Noh play



Lend us an ear and a half...

Do you feel that a word – or other signifier – that can't mean at least two things at the same time isn't worth much? Is language your favourite sport? Would you rather be usefully wrong than uselessly right?

institute Sesquiotic invites writings both serious and lighthearted on the play of meaning, semiotics, pragmatics, aesthetics, apparently relevant topics. Those wishing to join iS or to submit pieces may email James Harbeck,


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