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May 2016

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

November 2015

September 2015

Tentative Schedule for 63rd AKML & 2-Day Symposium

2015-10-06T09:49:01+00:00 September 12th, 2015|Events, News, Press, Updates, Website Related|

The Institute of General Semantics has just made the tentative schedule available for the upcoming 63rd Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and two-day symposium titled "Language and 'Reality.'" The weekend of events occurs October 2-4, 2015, at the Princeton Club in New York City. Click here to view the tentative schedule for the 63rd AKML & [...]