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May 2016

New Book – “The Book of Radical General Semantics” by Gad Horowitz

2016-11-03T21:02:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Media, News, Non-IGS Books, Publications|

The Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences has recently shared that it is proud to be associated with the publication of The Book of Radical General Semantics by Pencraft International, New Delhi. Arranged into seven parts, The Book of Radical General Semantics abounds with new and innovative radical GS connections and formulations which can [...]

Lance Strate Named President of the New York Society for General Semantics

2016-05-23T12:21:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Jobs & Positions, News, Press|

A bit of recent news from our sister organization, the New York Society for General Semantics: Fordham Communications professor Lance Strate, Ph.D., has become the new president of the New York Society for General Semantics. He will be conducting monthly NYSGS meetings in the fall at The Players Club in New York City. More information [...]

Event Summary: “Introduction to General Semantics in Paris, France” with Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer

2016-05-01T14:55:29+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Events, News, Press, Roundups|

On April 23, 2016, in Paris, France, Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer (Secretary of the Institute of General Semantics) hosted a five-hour workshop titled "Introduction to General Semantics in Paris, France."  The event took place at the Paris American Academy. Biard-Schaeffer documented the event. Click here to see photos and read a description of the event.

October 21-23, 2016 – 64th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture & Symposium

2016-10-23T17:05:02+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Events, News, Press|

Iain McGilchrist The Institute of General Semantics is proud to announce that Friday evening, October 21st, 2016, psychiatrist and author Iain McGilchrist will deliver the 64th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture at The Princeton Club in New York City. The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at The Princeton Club. Saturday and Sunday, [...]

August 31, 2016 (Deadline) – Submission Deadline for the 2016 S. I. Hayakawa Book Prize

2016-09-01T12:00:46+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, News, Past Calls, Press|

First given in 2009, the Institute of General Semantics awards the S. I. Hayakawa Book Prize to the most outstanding work published in the past five years on topics of direct relevance to the discipline of general semantics, and includes a cash award of $1,000. Awarded annually by the Institute of General Semantics, its presentation [...]

April 2016

August 31, 2016 (Deadline) – Call for Papers for “Language in Thought and Action” Symposium

2016-09-01T01:01:29+00:00 April 9th, 2016|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, Events, News, Past Calls, Press|

Call for Papers: "Language in Thought and Action" A 2-Day Symposium Sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics October 22-23, 2016 Submission Deadline: August 31, 2015 Click here for the announcement as a PDF. The Institute of General Semantics is sponsoring the 2-day symposium titled "Language and 'Reality,'" co-sponsored by the New York Society for General Semantics and the [...]

April 23, 2016 – “Introduction to General Semantics in Paris, France” with Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer

2016-04-23T20:46:07+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Classes & Seminars, Events, News, Press|

Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer (Secretary and Trustee of the Institute of General Semantics) will be hosting an event in Paris, France, titled "Introduction to General Semantics in Paris, France." The event will occur on Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 2:00pm-6:30pm at the Paris American Academy. Paris American Academy 275, rue St Jacques 75005 Paris France To attend, [...]

February 2016

General Semantics in the French Press

2016-02-28T09:36:51+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Media, News, Press, Publications|

Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer, Secretary of the Institute of General Semantics, has shared that she and the Institute of General Semantics were recently mentioned an article in Metronews, a daily newspaper distributed in offices and the Paris subway. Titled "Calais : parler de 'jungle', est-ce raciste ?," the article, published February 24, 2016, featured this passage: A quoi renvoie le [...]

January 2016

Dr. Sanford I. Berman Audio Series on Success Motivation, General Semantics, and Effective Communication Now Available for Download in the IGS Store

2016-11-03T21:03:36+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Audio, Media, News, Updates, Website Related|

Originally available as a 13-cassette audio series from Educational Cassettes, Inc., Sande Berman and the late Dr. Sanford I. Berman have permitted the Institute of General Semantics to make Dr. Berman’s 1974 series available again — for download exclusively from the IGS Store. Titled Success Motivation, General Semantics and Effective Communication Seminar, this 26-track album now [...]

December 2015