Celia Rubina Vargas

Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Celia Rubina has a PhD in Sciences du Langage from the University of Toulouse (France) and is a senior professor in the Academic Department of Communications at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. She has developed her research in various fields of discursive, cultural and visual semiotics. She has carried out studies in the oral traditions of the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Rainforest. Likewise, she has worked intertextuality linking classical Greek dramaturgy and contemporary Latin American and European theater productions. In the visual arts, she has studies on colonial iconography, contemporary painting, documentary photography and comics. In her most recent works, she has incorporated a political vision of social practices within the framework of a socio-semiotic perspective on topics such as the indigenous languages in mass media, popular cuisine and traditional collective rituals, the role of native digital media in electoral processes, memory in relation to the period of political violence in Peru. Celia Rubina is author of various academic articles such as “Visual and literary narrative in the life cycle of San Pedro Nolasco in the cloister of the Convent of the Merced in Cusco” (2015), “The motif of water and the mythical dimension in the documentary film Sigo siendo Kachkaniraqmi (Javier Corcuera, 2013)” (2016), “The faces of children in the portraits of Martín Chambi and Baldomero Alejos” (2022). She has published, co-authored with L. Kanashiro, El Perú through his discourses. Orality, texts and images from a semiotic perspective (2015). Celia Rubina is a member of the International Association of Semiotics Studies and is part of the board of directors of the Latin American Federation of Semiotics. She has been Dean of the Faculty of Communications (PUCP), member of the Ethics Court of the Peruvian Press Council and member of the board of directors of the National Radio and Television Institute of Peru.

Speaking at:
Room D, Auditorium Maximum (Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28 str.)
[PL] Plenary lecture
Signs And Realities of Cultural Heritage

September 4, 2024
Room D, Auditorium Maximum (Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28 str.)