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Signs of Semiotic Ghosts

Name:
Semioticghosts
Birthdate:
5 June
External Services:
  • semioticghosts@livejournal.com
  • EstherKiehl AIM status
  • Semioticghosts
Schools:
" "If you want a classier explanation, I'd say you saw a semiotic ghost. All these contactee stories, for instance, are framed in a kind of sci-fi imagery that permeates our culture. [...] They're semiotic phantoms, bits of deep cultural imagery that have split off and taken on a life of their own." (The Gernsback Continuum by William Gibson, for which this blog is named)

I suspect I might never stop studying, partly due to be an almost all-round academic failure for most of my school career.I'm now on my second doctorate because I can't or won't stop compulsively finding out about things. My fields of geekery encompass sci-fi, English language and literature and my field of research, which is psychology. I'm about to qualify as a clinical psychologist, and am giving serious thought to training as a psychoanalyst next.


P.S. Both journal icons I use were made for me by dear, artistic friends - the red ghosts on black stained glass window is a sign for a few semiotic ghosts, as designed for me by Daniel Allington; the figure in the fog is the work of LJ user Coconutswirl.


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