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Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning 2 Symposium

  • 29 Apr 2023
  • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Online



Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning II
An Online Symposium

Join us on Saturday, April 29th for Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning II: An Online Symposium. As the title indicates, this is a continuation of the Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning Symposium held in person following the 2022 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture in New York City. 

Our online symposium is free and open to members and non-members alike, but registration is required. The symposium will be held via Zoom, with the information for signing on to be distributed in advance of the event. Please note that sessions will be recorded for later distribution online. 

At present, we are accepting submissions for participation in the online symposium:

Call for Papers and Proposals

The Institute of General Semantics invites submissions for its Ecologies of Mind, Media, and Meaning 2 Symposium, to be held online via Zoom on Saturday, April 29th. Last year’s online symposium sponsored by the IGS, Science, Sanity, and the Semantic Environment 2, featured 20 presentations from Australia, Asia, Europe, and South and North America. This year we again continue the theme from this past October’s in-person symposium accompanying our annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture in New York City, which was chosen in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the publication of Steps to an Ecology of Mind by Gregory Bateson.

We welcome presentations on topics related to general semantics, including language and symbolic communication, meaning and perception, epistemology and evaluation, etc.; on topics related to media ecology, including representation and reality, technology and environments, art and awareness, etc.; and topics related to cybernetics, systems theory, schismogenesis, etc.

Please send all submissions and queries to IGS President Lance Strate at by April 1st, 2023.

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