Linguist and Author Noam Chomsky to Speak at UMass Amherst

Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky

AMHERST, Mass. – World-renowned linguist, philosopher, author and political activist Noam Chomsky will speak at the University of Massachusetts Amherst William D. Mullins Center Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Chomsky’s presentation, titled “Prospects for Survival,” is sponsored by the UMass Amherst Political Economy Research Institute and is being presented as part of the celebration for the inauguration of the newly constructed Crotty Hall, the new home of the UMass Amherst department of economics.

The Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chomsky is the author of hundreds of books, essays and articleson topics such as linguistics, war, politics and mass media, including the seminal 1967 essay “The Responsibility of Intellectuals” and his most recent volume, “Who Rules the World.”

More information about Noam Chomsky, including a complete list of his works, can be found here