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MEI ‘Mediation & Information’ is an publication designed to promote and publicize research in mediation, communication and information sciences. Eleven French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian universities participate in the Editorial and Scientific Committees.

  • 26 years of publication
  • 47 issues
  • 529 authors
  • 569 published articles

#47 Digital Gesture challenging Communication

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Being published in 2019

#48 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIP
under the supervision of Pascal LARDELLIER and Sylvie PARRINI-ALEMANNO
 
#49 SIGHT AND COMMUNICATION
under the supervision of Maxime CERVULLE and Alexandra SAEMMER

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What "making videos" means. Prolegomena to semio-pragmatic analysis of youtubing

Edwin LAVALLÉE

ABSTRACT : As part of a semiotic interdisciplinary articulating « technogenetics » and « semiogenetics » principles in the definition of the gesture « to make videos », we will develop the hypothesis of a structural transformation of the subjectivizing and socializing function of...

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Abstract Smartphones, social media and performative gestures

Pauline ESCANDE-GAUQUIÉ

ABSTRACT : This paper analyzes the way gestures on a smartphone are guided by the editorial enunciation – which is defined as a number of signs of the users device – of social media. It develops a reflection about the ideology that determines the use of social media, and mostly the...

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Iconicity and modal meaning : emoticons, from body icons to enunciative gestures

Pierre HALTÉ

ABSTRACT : Emoticons are iconic signs. They represent gestures or facial expressions and they show the speaker’s emotion. This is why, most of the time, they convey a modal meaning : they validate a propositional content in an affective or axiological way. The purpose of this study...

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Gesture and speech in the digital era : which enunciation are swipe and vocal command standing for ? About enunciative gestuality in natural user interfaces. — Clotilde Chevet & Ines Garmon

Clotilde CHEVET - Inès GARMON

ABSTRACT : This article aims to explore the specifics of tactile and vocal enunciation in a digital environment, using the examples of Tinder’s swipe and Siri’s voice command. While these gestures are subjective for the user of these applications, their translation into...

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