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October 2016

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

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

2016-05-23T12:21:26+00:00 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

2016-05-01T14:55:29+00:00 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.

October 21-23, 2016 – 64th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture & Symposium

2016-10-23T17:05:02+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Events, News, Press|

Iain McGilchrist The Institute of General Semantics is proud to announce that Friday evening, October 21st, 2016, psychiatrist and author Iain McGilchrist will deliver the 64th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture at The Princeton Club in New York City. The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at The Princeton Club. Saturday and Sunday, [...]

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 [...]