The world-renowned linguist, philosopher, author and political activist Noam Chomsky will speak on “Prospects for Survival.”
The event is free and open to the public, with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
His visit is sponsored by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and is being presented as part of the celebration for the inauguration of the newly constructed Crotty Hall, is the new home of the Department of Economics. It is also the first net-zero energy building to be constructed at UMass Amherst.
The Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chomsky is the author of hundreds of books, essays and articles on 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?” Chomsky is regularly cited as the most eminent and widely-recognized public intellectual in the world today.
Read more about Noam Chomsky, including a complete list of his works.