Elliot Gaines, Ph.D. CONFERENCE PAPERS
Gaines, Elliot. "Semiotics of Identity and the Shifting World Paradigm." Presented to the Semiotic Society of America Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting. October. 9, 2003. University of Ottawa, Canada.
---. "The Necessary Ambiguity of Communication." Presented to the Semiotic Society of America Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting. Trinity University, San Antonio TX. October. 17, 2002.
---. "Painting the Semiotic Text: The Relationship Between Expression and Meaning in the Art of William Wolk.", presented to the National Communication Association, Atlanta, GA. November 3, 2001.
---. "The Semiotics of Images from Independence Day and September 11th 2001" Presented to the Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America, University of Toronto, October 20, 2001.
---. "Semiotic Self-Ethnography: Interpreting Video from the Field." Presented to the National Communication Association, Ethnography Division. Seattle, Washington. November 11, 2000.
---. "A Semiotic Video Project: Teaching Semiotics Through Brent's Narrative Biography Of Peirce." Presented to the Semiotic Society of America Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting. Sept. 30, 2000.
---. "Charles Sanders Peirce: Semiotics and the Logic of Pragmatism." Solo independent production on the life, pragmatism and semiotic theory of Charles Sanders Peirce. Presented to the Semiotic Society of America Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting. Sept. 30, 2000. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
---. "Visualizing the Exotic Other: The Hermeneutics of an American in India." Presented to the National Communication Association Convention. Chicago, November 4-7, 1999.
---. "Imaging the Other: An American Interpreting Signs of India." A scholarly video documentary and essay discussing India and the limits of perception in understanding and representing foreign cultures. Presented to the Semiotic Society of America. Duquesne University. Pittsburgh, PA. October 29,1999.
---. "A Bad Day on the River is Better Than a Good Day at the Office: The Semiotic Construction of Whitewater Rafting Professionals" Presented to the Semiotic Society of America 23rd Annual Meeting, Victoria College, University of Toronto. Oct. 15-18, 1998.
---. "Semiotic Analysis of Myth: A Proposal for an Applied Methodology." presented to the National Communication Association Convention, Semiotics and Communication Commission. Chicago, IL. Nov. 22, 1997.
---. "The Semiotics of Artificial Mythology and "'The Far Side'." Presented to the Semiotic Society of America 22nd Annual Meeting. Oct. 24, 1997 Louisville, KY.
--- "Building Community Through Stories About Real Events: The Habitus of Broadcast Journalism." Presented to the Speech Communication Association Convention, Black Caucus. San Diego, CA. Nov. 26, 1996.
---. "Media Construction of Cultural Identity and Myth: A Semiotic Analysis of The Simpsons." presented to the Second Annual Conference on Applied Communications for The Institute for Research and Community Services. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Sept. 28, 1996.
---. "A Study of Insignificant News: An Interpretive Analysis of the Tonya Harding Story." Presented to the Popular Culture Association Silver Anniversary Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 12, 1995.
---. "The Cultural Limits of CNN World Report." Presented to the Twelfth Annual Intercultural/International Communication Conference. University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida. 4 Feb. 1995.
---. "The Language of Lived-Experience: Teaching Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment." Presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention. New Orleans, Louisiana. 22 Nov. 1994.
---. "Communication for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment: The Language of Lived-Experience in OMT Pedagogy." Presented at the Ohio University Communication Conference, Athens, Ohio. April 2, 1993.
---. "Communication of Lived-Experience: Perception and Interpretation in Diagnosis." Presented to Pittsburgh Multiple Personality and Disassociation Study Group. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. April 1993.