Protée is a learned journal that deals with the diverse field of semiotics, defined as the science of signs, language and discourse. It treats issues of a theoretical and practical nature involving the explanation, modeling and interpretation of language, textual, symbolic and cultural objects or phenomena involving, in various ways, the question of meaning. Reflections and analyses concern language, texts, art works or cultural practices of all kinds and employ the diverse semiotic approaches developed within the different sciences of language and signs: linguistics, literary theory, language philosophy, aesthetics, art theory, film and theatre theory, etc.
Protée ceased to be published in 2011 (vol. 39, no. 2). Former issues are available in open access on the Érudit platform.