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December 2016

Mary P. Lahman Joins the IGS Board of Trustees

2016-12-17T21:57:02+00:00 December 17th, 2016|News|

Mary P. Lahman Mary P. Lahman, PhD, was recently accepted onto the Institute of General Semantics board of trustees. A Professor of Communication Studies at Manchester University, Mary incorporates appreciative inquiry and diversity-affirming ethics into her teaching of intercultural communication, listening, and general semantics. Her publications include articles in ETC: A Review of General [...]

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

IGS Mourns the Passing of Frank Scardilli, IGS Honorary Trustee, Veteran Mediator, and Longtime General Semantics Advocate

2016-11-20T16:12:22+00:00 November 20th, 2016|News|

Frank Scardilli holds up a formula meaning “Rules times Facts equals Decision” in his 2010 lecture “How Just Is Our System of Justice: Some Challenges and Insights into American Law and Lawyering” We just learned of the passing of Frank Scardilli, honorary trustee for the Institute of General Semantics. […]

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

September 2016

MEA Call for Papers: “Explorations in Media Ecology”

2016-09-18T16:58:33+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, News|

The following call for papers comes by way of the Media Ecology Association, and we've been asked to share it on the Institute of General Semantics website. Editor-Elect Calvin Troup invites general submissions to Explorations in Media Ecology (EME), the international journal of the Media Ecology Association. Media ecology is an interdisciplinary study of media [...]

August 2016

June 2016

IGS Mourns the Passing of Allen Flagg, NYSGS President, IGS Board Member, and Longtime General Semantics Advocate

2016-06-14T13:36:08+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Media, News, Press, Publications|

Allen Flagg (2007) (Photo by Katherine Liepe-Levinson) It is with great sadness that the Institute of General Semantics reports the passing of Allen Flagg, a board member for IGS, as well as a recent president of the New York Society for General Semantics, not to mention a longtime advocate of general semantics. Allen [...]

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 [...]