13,730 The annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and Symposium will take place via Zoom this weekend.

The annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and Symposium will take place via Zoom this weekend. Info available via http://www.generalsemantics.org/zoom2020 but also below:

Here are links for signing on, followed by the schedule: https://www.generalsemantics.org/friday 

AKML on Friday, October 9, 2020,
starting @ 7:30pm

https://www.generalsemantics.org/saturday  GS Symposium Day One on
Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 9:00am-4:45pm

https://www.generalsemantics.org/sunday  GS Symposium Day Two on Sunday, October 11, 2020, from 9:00am-11:45am

Friday, October 9

7:30 PM  Introduction and AKML Awards Ceremony

8:00 PM The Sixty-Eighth Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture:
Making Meaning through Facebook: A Semantic and Visual-Culture Tour through
Social Media Siva Vaidhyanathan

Saturday, October 10

9:00-10:15 AM Consciousness of Abstracting
Moderator: Martin H. Levinson

Ladders and Snakes: Hayakawa and Ouraboros
Dom Heffer?Independent Scholar

An Axiomatization of Realities
Ashuwan Vaida?Montclair State University

Marx, Napoleon III & Covid-19: A Story That Repeats Itself?
Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer?Independent Scholar

Dealing With a Pandemic and Other Crises. A Conscious Time-binding General Semantics Calculus Approach
Milton Dawes Independent Scholar

10:30-11:45 PM Extensional Orientations
Moderator: Corey Anton

Extensional Devices Revisited
Ben Hauck Independent Scholar

General Semantics and Primary Education, or Why Schools Need New Words Much More than New Devices
Colombi AlessandroFree University of Bolzano

Semantic Redefining of Global Communication in the Unforeseen Force Majure Sthitipragnya Dash?Hinduja College

A Two-valued Orientation, the Faustian Bargain, and the Shape of
Technological Things to Come Thom Gencarelli Manhattan College

12:00-1:15 PM Time-Binding Perspectives
Moderator: Jacqueline Rudig

Abstracting Ourselves to Death: Media Narratives and the Search for ?Sense?
Michael Plugh Manhattan College

Latino and Latino: Identity as Homonymic Ambiguity
Julio Marzan Independent Scholar

Bucky and General Semantics
Christopher Mayer Independent Scholar

An Olog meets the Analog: Advancing the Theory of Groups in General
Semantics and Materials AI
Colin Campell and Glenn Hubbard?University of Toronto

1:15-2:00 PM
Lunch Break

2:00-3:15 PM General Semantics Writ Large
Moderator: Thom Gencarelli

The Digital Environment as a Producer of New Ontologies
Laura Trujillo-Li??n?Universidad Panamericana

The New Grammarians: The Trivium, Science, and the Semantic Environment
Lance Strate Fordham University

Levels of Abstracting and Sign Relations
Zhenbin Sun Farleigh Dickinson University

The New Easter Story
Corey Anto Grand Valley State University

3:30-4:45 PM Semantic Environments
Moderator: Lance Strate

Out of Fear Came Hope: The Plywood Project
Paul Lippert?East Stroudsburg University

Teaching in the Age of Covid: True Tales From the Digital Frontier
Ed Tywoniak Saint Mary’s College

Language, ?ros, Being: The Airplane as a Semantic Environment in a Time of Uncertainty Adeena Karasick?Pratt Institute

Lost in Translation (Musical Performance)
John McDaid?Independent Scholar

Sunday, October 11

9:00-10:00 AM
A General Semantics Potpourri: Part I
Moderator: Eva Berger

Living Better With General Semantics: Updating Outdated Beliefs to Become
Better Aligned With Reality
Jason Tremain Independent Scholar

Trump´s War on Nerves
Mark Bernstein Independent Scholar

Wikipedia Wants You!
Phil Ardery Independent Scholar

10:15-11:15 AM A General Semantics Potpourri: Part II
Moderator: Jacqueline Rudig

The Language of Video Games: Today’s Reality?
Boris Susanj Independent Scholar

In a Time of Pandemic: A Rhetorician Examines the Headlines and Such
Tim Lyons University of Colorado at Boulder

General Semantics and Human Body Modification
Richard Fiordo University of North Dakota

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