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ETC 70:4 (October 2013) Is Now Available for Download from the IGS Store

etc-70-4-coverVolume 70, Number 4 (October 2013), of the Institute of General Semantics’s quarterly journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics has been mailed and is now available for download from the IGS Store in searchable PDF format.
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August 31, 2014 (Deadline) – Call for Papers for “‘Making Sense’ through Time-Binding” Symposium

Call for Papers: ”‘Making Sense’ through Time-Binding”

A 2-Day Symposium Sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics
October 25-26, 2014

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2014

The Institute of General Semantics is sponsoring the 2-day symposium titled “‘Making Sense’ through Time-Binding,” which will be hosted at the Princeton Club in New York City October 25-26, 2014. The symposium will follow the 62nd Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, which will be presented by Jack El-Hai on Friday evening, October 24th, 2014.

Email papers, proposals, and inquiries on this year’s theme, “’Making Sense’ through Time-Binding,” by August 31, 2014, to presentations [at] generalsemantics.org.

For more information, contact Martin H. Levinson, President of the Institute of General Semantics, by phone at (212) 729-7973 or via email at presentations (at) generalsemantics.org.

August 31, 2014 (Deadline) – Submission Deadline for the 2014 S. I. Hayakawa Book Prize

Submissions Open for the 2014 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. Awarded annually by the Institute of General Semantics, its presentation precedes the annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture (AKML).

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September 30, 2014 (Deadline) – Nomination Deadline for Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics

Applications Open for the Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics

The Institute of General Semantics is pleased to announce a new annual teaching award in general semantics: The Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics. The award bears a cash sum of $1,000, and recipients will be officially recognized at the annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture (AKML).

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Preliminary Information about the 2014 AKML & General Semantics Symposium

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Jack El-Hai (Photo by Elizabeth Barnwell)

The Institute of General Semantics has announced the 62nd Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture speaker to be Jack El-Hai, author of the book The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII (PublicAffairs, 2013).
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ETC 70:3 (July 2013) Is Now Available for Download from the IGS Store

etc-70-3-coverVolume 70, Number 3 (July 2013), of the Institute of General Semantics’s quarterly journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics has been mailed and is now available for download from the IGS Store in searchable PDF format.
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ETC 70:2 (April 2013) Is Now Available for Download from the IGS Store

etc-70-2-coverVolume 70, Number 2 (April 2013), of the Institute of General Semantics’s quarterly journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics is arriving in the mail and is now available for download from the IGS Store in searchable PDF format.
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Announcing the Inauguration of the Nodal Centre for General Semantics

The scope of the study and research of general semantics in India has been expanded through the opening of a Nodal Centre of Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics at Smt Chandibai Himathmal Mansukhani College, Mumbai.

The Centre was inaugurated on September 11, 2013, and it started functioning immediately thereafter. As a starting point, the Centre plans to institute certificate courses for both undergraduate and graduate students on various principles of general semantics.

In addition, the Centre shall conduct other academic programs from time to time on various aspects of general semantics.

Hayakawa Book Prize 2013 Winner Announced

Haslam_cover.inddThe Institute of General Semantics is pleased to announce that its judges have selected In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S. I. Hayakawa by Gerald and Janice Haslam as the winner of the 2013 Samuel I. Hayakawa Book Prize.

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New Deadline for the Call for Papers for “Language and Symbol Use in the Twenty-First Century” Symposium

The Institute of General Semantics has extended the deadline for submissions for the the 2-day symposium titled “Language and Symbol Use in the Twenty-First Century,” which will be hosted at The Princeton Club in New York City October 25-27, 2013. The symposium will feature the 61st Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, which will be given by Terrence Deacon.

The new deadline by which to send papers, proposals, and inquiries on this year’s theme, “Language and Symbol Use in the Twenty-First Century,” by August 31, 2013 September 30, 2013.

See the call for papers below for additional information.

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