Events

April 2017

Terence P. Moran Announced as the 65th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecturer

2017-04-25T12:39:08+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Events, News, Press|

The Institute of General Semantics is pleased to announced that New York University professor of media ecology Terence P. Moran will deliver the 65th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture on October 27th, 2017, at the Princeton Club in New York City. To RSVP and for information about the event, click here. For information on the history [...]

Call for Papers | 2017 General Semantics Symposium

2017-04-25T12:37:28+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Active Calls for Papers & Books, Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, Events, News, Press|

The call for papers for the 2017 General Semantics Symposium, which will be held October 28th-29th, 2017, at the Princeton Club in New York City, is now available. The topic for this year is Crazy Talk, Stupid Talk, a title inspired by the popular book by famed general semantics scholar and past editor of ETC Neil [...]

December 2016

Lance Strate Delivers a Talk on General Semantics at Henan University (Kaifeng, China)

2016-12-28T07:44:45+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Events, News, Press|

Signage for Lance Strate's 2017 talk at Henan University On December 27, 2016, Fordham University professor and IGS trustee Lance Strate delivered a talk on general semantics at Henan University in Kaifeng, China. There were about 100 faculty and students in attendance from his host, the School of Journalism and Communication, as well as [...]

IGS Trustee Thom Gencarelli to Lead Panel at ECA

2016-12-17T12:35:40+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Events, News, Press|

Institute of General Semantics trustee Thom Gencarelli (Manhattan College) will lead a roundtable panel at the Eastern Communication Association's 108th Annual Convention. The panel, titled "Freedom to Agree to Disagree? General Semantics, Political Discourse, and the 2016 Presidential Campaign and Election," will feature IGS trustee Lance Strate (Fordham University), IGS trustee and president Martin H. [...]

November 2016

Videos from the 64th AKML & 2-Day General Semantics Symposium

2016-11-20T11:42:36+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Events, Media, News, Press, Updates, Video, Website Related|

To the IGS YouTube account, we are currently adding videos of presentations from the 64th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture & 2-Day General Semantics Symposium, sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics, and co-sponsored by the Media Ecology Association and the New York Society for General Semantics. The entire event was held at the Princeton Club in New [...]

October 2016

May 2016

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, [...]

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 [...]