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).
Competition for the 2014 Hayakawa Book Prize is open to any book published in the past five years on topics and themes of direct relevance to the discipline of general semantics, including time-binding, abstraction, language, symbols, meaning, communication, media, perception, consciousness, epistemology, scientific method, etc.
To nominate a book, send a letter of nomination and two copies of the book by August 31, 2014 to:
c/o Institute of General Semantics
72-11 Austin Street #233
Forest Hills, NY 11375
For more information, contact Martin H. Levinson, President of the Institute of General Semantics, by phone at (212) 729-7973 or via email at hayakawaprize (at) generalsemantics.org.