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  • 3 May 2023 5:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The eighth episode of Semantic Reactions, the official podcast of the Institute of General Semantics, is now available for your listening pleasure. This installment features an interview with Gary Gumpert, Professor Emeritus of Communicastion at Queens College of the City University of New York and President of the Urban Communication Foundation, conducted by Lance Strate and Thom Gencarelli. The conversation covers the entirety of Dr. Gumpert’s life and times, from his childhood escaping from the Holocaust, to his early career in radio and television broadcasting, to his work as a communication scholar. Along the way, we find a consistent emphasis on the themes of community and connection.

    You can access Episode 8 via our host site, and it is also available through most major podcast platforms, and on YouTube, and below:


  • 2 Apr 2023 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The seventh episode of Semantic Reactions, the official podcast of the Institute of General Semantics, is now available for your listening pleasure. This installment features media literacy maven and communication studies scholar Renee Hobbs, interviewed by Lance Strate and Thom Gencarelli. The conversation ranged across topics such as propaganda, media education, communication technology, and general semantics today.

    You can access Episode 7 via our host site, and it is also available through most major podcast platforms, and on YouTube, and below:



  • 8 Mar 2023 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our 2023 IGS lecture series continues with an online talk  featuring Dr. Gary David. The lecture will be delivered on Sunday, March 26tf at 1:30 PM EST via Zoom. It will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. To view the event page and register, click here

  • 8 Mar 2023 1:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The sixth episode of Semantic Reactions, the official podcast of the Institute of General Semantics, is now available for your listening pleasure. This time the podcast features an interview with poet, author and recording artist Stephen Roxborough conducted by Lance Strate. The conversation focuses on the recent release of Roxborough's Poetic Dystopia, an album available on CD and digital download, featuring spoken word poetry, with music by Karl Blau.

    You can access Episode 6 via our host site, and it is also available through most major podcast platforms, and on YouTube, and below:


  • 5 Feb 2023 1:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our 2023 IGS lecture series continues with an online talk  featuring IGS Trustee Mary P. Lahman. The lecture will be delivered on Tuesday, February 21st at 3 PM EST via Zoom. It will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. To view the event page and register, click here

  • 25 Jan 2023 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The fifth episode of Semantic Reactions, the official podcast of the Institute of General Semantics, is now available for your listening pleasure. This time the podcast features an interview with author and media scholar Paul Levinson conducted by Lance Strate. The conversation ranges across topics that include science fiction, science, language and media, politics, and free speech, and concludes with a reading by Levinson of his alternate history short story about the Beatles, "It's Real Life".

    You can access Episode 3 via our host site, and it is also available through most major podcast platforms, and on YouTube, and below:


  • 16 Jan 2023 1:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The presentations at the 70th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and the Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning Symposium held on October 7th-9th, 2022 at The Players, New York City, is now available for viewing via the IGS YouTube channel


    Janna Levin's Korzybski Lecture was not included at the request of the speaker, but IGS members can access the raw footage of the entire weekend via our special members only page.

  • 9 Jan 2023 1:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our IGS lecture series begins anew for 2023 with an online talk  featuring IGS Trustee Nora Bateson. The lecture will be delivered on Tuesday, January 31st at 11 AM EST via Zoom. It will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. To view the event page and register, click here

  • 30 Dec 2022 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The fourth episode of Semantic Reactions, the official podcast of the Institute of General Semantics, is now available for your listening pleasure. This time the podcast features a a freewheeling discussion with IGS trustees Corey Anton, Nora Bateson, Eva Berger, Corey Anton, and Lance Strate, on media and technology in general, and especially computers, artificial intelligence, and Chat GPT, and their effects on human communication, consciousness, and culture. You can access Episode 4 via our host site, and it is also available through most major podcast platforms, and on YouTube, and below:


  • 2 Dec 2022 3:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The 2022 IGS lecture series continues with our fourth online talk  featuring IGS Secretary Eva Berger. The lecture will be delivered on Monday, December 12th at 12 Noon EST via Zoom. It will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. To view the event page and register, click here

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