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IGS Announces 2020 Dates and Calls for Papers/Nominations around the 68th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and General Semantics Symposium

12 Feb 2020 2:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Updated June 23, 2020, to reflect that both events will now be virtual events.

The Institute of General Semantics has announced the 2020 dates for the 68th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and the Two-Day General Semantics Symposium.

The 68th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and dinner will take place on Friday evening, October 9, 2020 at the Princeton Club in New York City. This year, because of the pandemic, IGS will host the Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture virtually.

It will be followed on Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11, 2020, with a two-day general semantics symposium at the Princeton Club. The symposium will also be hosted virtually.

The 68th AKML

The 68th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecturer is to be announced at a later date. For more information on the 68th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, its preceding dinner, and ticketing information, click here.  For a history of the Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Series, click here.

The GS Symposium

The topic for the 2020 general semantics symposium is Language and “Reality” in the 21st Century.  For more information on the 2020 symposium and ticketing information, click here.

Calls for Papers, Presentations & Nominations

Also, the Institute of General Semantics has released a call for papers and presentations for the symposium. The deadline for symposium submissions is September 1, 2020.

In addition, the Institute of General Semantics has released a call for nominations for this year's Hayakawa Book Prize. The deadline for submissions is also September 1, 2020.   For a history of the Hayakawa Book Prize, click here.


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