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December 2016

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

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

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

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

August 2016

June 2016

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

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

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

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

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.