Lesson – Jenny Ponzo on “”Gender violence in the stories of the Holy Catholic: a semiotic perspective”

On the occasion of the international day for the elimination of violence against women, members of the teaching staff and researcher of the University of Turin will dedicate a lesson of their courses to the theme “The University of Turin against gender -based violence”, analyzed according to the own disciplinary perspective.
As part of this initiative, our Pi Jenny Ponzo will hold the lesson “Gender violence in the stories of the Holy Catholic: a semiotic perspective”. The lesson, scheduled for its course of “Semiotics of religious cultures”, will take place on Thursday 23 October at Palazzo Nuovo, II Piano, Aula di Antica.

What is NeMoSanctI?


NeMoSanctI is a research project carried out at the University of Turin. It studies how models of sanctity have changed after the Second Vatican Council. To this end, it applies a pioneering methodology based on semiotic theory to a wide corpus of normative, judicial, and narrative texts.

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 757314).