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Conversations with Noam Chomsky on politics and linguistics

Wednesday, April 20–Friday, April 22, 2016

Interview and conversation with Noam Chmsky on campus on 13 April 2016 with JEff Runner and THeodore Brown http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/conversations-on-linguistics-and-politics-with-noam-chomsky-152592/

On the afternoon of April 13, Jeffrey Runner, professor of linguistics and chair of the Department of Linguistics, and Theodore Brown, professor of history and the Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor of Public Health and Policy, conducted a telephone interview with Chomsky reflecting some of questions that have been on their minds and the minds of colleagues. Chomsky will meet with both reading groups during his visit.

Faculty members in multiple departments in the School of Arts & Sciences met throughout the spring 2016 semester to discuss seminal works by renowned linguist and public intellectual Noam Chomsky. The discussions, addressing Chomsky’s works in linguistics and politics, took place in advance of Chomsky’s visit to the University from April 20 to April 22.