Press

December 2016

IGS Trustee Thom Gencarelli to Lead Panel at ECA

2016-12-17T12:35:40+00:00 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

2016-11-20T11:42:36+00:00 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

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 [...]