José Sanjinés - Coastal Carolina University
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José Sanjinés

Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture

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Contact José Sanjinés

Brittain Hall 319

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Wednesdays(Virtual) 10:00am - 1:00pm


Born in La Paz, Bolivia, Dr. Sanjinés has lived in the United States most of his life. Among the things he enjoys are sailing and traveling by train. He is currently President of Coastal Carolina University AAUP Chapter. 


Doctor of Philosophy, Spanish Culture & Literature. April 1990.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Master of Arts, Spanish Language & Culture. May 1985
Syracuse University

Bachelor of Arts, Economics. May 1982
Maxwell School of Economics, Syracuse University

Interesting Facts

His recent scholarship explores the possibilities (and limits) of today’s multimodal systems of communication. He has published numerous articles in journals such as Semiotica, Signs and Society, Studies in Communication Science, Sign System Studies, Semiotics, The American Journal of Semiotics, The Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis, The Latin Americanist and Point of Contact.  He is the aurthor of poetry, fiction, and a book on the short narrative of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar Paseos en el horizonte (Strolls on the Horizon).

Teaching Areas

Semiotics of Culture, Spanish and Latin American Cultural Studies, Semiotics of Cinema, Integrated Communication Systems.

Research Areas

Semiotics, Latin American Literature and Culture, Film

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