E|C is the journal of the Italian Association for Semiotic Studies. Established in 2005 and directed by Gianfranco Marrone, E|C publishes papers about various fields of structuralist Semiotics produced by international research groups. The mission of E|C is to contribute to the advancement and dissemination of Semiotics as a theory of signification as well as a critique of the languages of contemporaneity. E|C is four-monthly publication. Each number is monographic and presents the results of semiotic analyses of socio-cultural phenomena such as media, use and practices of space, design, gastronomy, tourism, photography, music, or it discusses theoretical/methodological themes such as narrativity, subjectivity, passionality, aesthetics. E|C uses double blind peer review system for all articles it publishes.

E|C is ranked as a class A journal by ANVUR (the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes).

E|C is a DOAJ indexed journal - https://doaj.org/

E|C accepts original contributions, not previously published or awaiting publication in other journals. Scholars and researchers who want to submit their contribution may do so by responding to the open call for papers (section “Call for papers”) or by sending an e-mail to: redazione.ec.aiss@gmail.com to propose an essay for the Miscellaneous section.
The contribution should be prepared following the editorial guidelines of the journal indicated in the 'for Authors' section.

Open Access Policy & Copyright Notice

E|C is an open access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-4.0).
This license allows anyone to share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and also to adapt, remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose.
The works must be properly attributed to its author. Though it is not necessary to ask further permissions, you are kindly requested to inform the Journal Board or the authors for every reuse of the papers.
Authors who publish on this journal don’t maintain the copyrights which are transferred to the publisher.


Article processing charges, article submission charges and any other fees are not requested.

Mimesis supports self-archiving. Authors of journal paper are encouraged to deposit the published version in their institutional repository or any suitable subject repository on publication.