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Noam Chomsky: Extinction or Internationalism

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Old South Church • 645 Boylston St • Copley T • Boston

Noam Chomsky

A Chomsky Legacy Event

presented by the Wallace Action Fund

admission free - preregistration required

“the world’s top public intellectual”
– the guardian

Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus), at  MIT, Noam Chomsky is a revolutionary thinker whose principal linguistic works include Syntactic Structures (1957), Current Issues in Linguistic Theory (1964), Language and Mind (1972),  and Knowledge of Language (1986).

Noam was an early and outspoken critic of the Vietnam War and he has written extensively on political issues. Among these writings are American Power and the New Mandarins (1969), Peace in the Middle East? (1974), Manufacturing Consent (with E. S. Herman, 1988), Profit over People (1998), and Rogue States (2000). Noam is also an important theorist of democracy as exemplified by Deterring Democracy (1992), Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies (1999), Failed States (2007). More recently, he authored a popular short work, Occupy (Occupied Media Pamphlet Series, 2012)

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