International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR)

International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR)

Formerly International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems (IJSSS)
Editor-in-Chief: Meliha Nurdan Taskiran (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 1 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2017
ISSN: 2573-2617|EISSN: 2573-2625|DOI: 10.4018/IJSVR


The International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR) combines interdisciplinary research on meaning and the exchange of ideas with an emphasis on signs and visual imagery in both spoken and written communications. This journal publishes original research on essential topics within the realm of semiotic processes, symbols, visual codes, pragmatics, and the relationship between signs and what they denote.

Topics Covered

  • Advertising and semiotics
  • Biosemiotics
  • Computational semiotics
  • Cultural semiotics
  • Linguistics
  • Literature/Literary Studies
  • Organizational semiotics
  • Pragmatics
  • Production of meaning
  • Semiotic processes
  • Signs
  • Structuralism
  • Textual semiotics
  • Visual codes
  • Visual Communication
  • Visual semiotics

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR) is to provide a forum for comparative, theoretical, and empirical research on the use and manipulation of signs and symbols in various forms of communication. Highlighting diverse cross-disciplinary applications within the fields of business, education, media studies, computer science, psychology, government, linguistics, and social science, the timely research featured in this journal aims to further the knowledge resources available to students, researchers, academics, and professionals.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

The author was born in Istanbul, Turkiye. She received her BA degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, English Language

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Marcel Danesi, University of Toronto, Canada
International Advisory Board
Ernesto D'Avanzo, University of Salerno, Italy
Sandeep Kaur, Bharathiar University, India
Managing Editor
Fatih Pinarbasi, Istanbul Medipol Universitesi, Turkey ORCID
Associate Editors
Poonam Chahal, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, India ORCID
Le Cheng, Zhejiang University, China, China
Roger Gacula Pineda, Emopowerment Oy, Finland
Efosa Idemudia, Arkansas Tech University, United States
Yoji Kawamura, Kindai University, Japan
Mihai Nadin, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Frank Nuessel, University of Louisville, United States
Susan Petrilli, University of Bari, Italy
Hongbing Yu, Nanjing University, China
Editorial Review Board
Kamarujjaman ., Techno India University, India ORCID
Brittany Canfield, Southern New Hampshire University, United States
Shouvik Chakraborty, University of Kalyani, India ORCID
Manoj Devare, Amity University Mumbai, India ORCID
Volodymyr Hrytsyk, National University "Lvivska politechnika", Ukraine
Maximiliano Korstanje, University of Palermo, Argentina ORCID
Kampa Lavanya, jntua, India
Yasir Mughal, Qassim UNiversity, Saudi Arabia
Luciana Oliveira, CEOS.PP ISCAP Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal ORCID
Oladokun Omojola, Covenant University, Nigeria ORCID
Rekha Pande, University of Hyderabad, India, India ORCID
Sudhansu Patra, Kalinga Institute Of Industrial Technology, Deemed tobe University, India ORCID
Leonid Perlovsky, Harvard University, United States
Olga Popova, Kuban State Technologikal University, Russian Federation ORCID
James Schopf, Keimyung University, Korea, Republic Of ORCID
Geetika Singh, MCM DAV College for Women, India
Jon Umerez, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Izak van Zyl, Cape Peninsula University of Technology ORCID
Maria Violi, University of Bologna, Italy
Chui Yin Wong, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Recep Yılmaz, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey ORCID


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Meliha Nurdan Taşkiran
International Journal of Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric (IJSVR)