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August 2015

IGS Mourns the Passing of Dr. Sanford I. Berman, AKML Speaker, and Berman Award Sponsor

2016-11-03T21:07:50+00:00 August 1st, 2015|Audio, Media, News, Press|

Sanford I. Berman The Institute of General Semantics has learned that Dr. Sanford I. Berman -- 2003 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecturer, sponsor of the Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics, general semantics author, scholar, and longtime donor -- passed away on June 16, 2015. Dr. Sanford I. Berman, philanthropist, real [...]

July 2015

March 2015

ETC: A Review of General Semantics is Now Available on JSTOR

2015-03-28T11:50:35+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Media, News, Press, Publications, Website Related|

Back issues of our journal, ETC: A Review of General Semantics, are now available on JSTOR, the digital library that includes academic journals, books, and primary sources. In addition, previews of selected articles from back issues of ETC are also available. ETC is available as part of the Arts & Sciences XIV collection on JSTOR. […]

February 2015

January 2015

August 31, 2015 (Deadline) – Call for Papers for “Language and ‘Reality'” Symposium

2015-09-01T04:10:39+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, News, Past Calls, Press|

Call for Papers: "Language and 'Reality'" A 2-Day Symposium Sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics October 2-4, 2015 Submission Deadline: August 31, 2015 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 Media Ecology Association. The symposium will be hosted at the [...]

August 31, 2015 (Deadline) – Submission Deadline for the 2015 S. I. Hayakawa Book Prize

2015-09-01T04:05:21+00:00 January 24th, 2015|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, News, Past Calls, Press|

Submissions Open for the 2015 S. I. Hayakawa Book Prize 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. [...]

July 15, 2015 (Deadline) – Call for Nominations for the Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics

2015-07-16T06:02:34+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Calls for Papers, Presentations & Books, News, Press|

First awarded in 2014, the Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics goes to individuals for outstanding use of general semantics formulations in educational settings, and includes a cash award of $1,000. Awarded annually by the Institute of General Semantics, its presentation precedes the year’s Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture. Criteria for Submission [...]