Noam Chomsky

Published Coordinators - Sat, 10/18/2003 - 4:18pm

Dilemmas of Dominance, Noam Chomsky

The Civic Media Center and ACCENT Speaker's Bureau are proud to present Noam Chomsky at the Steven C. O'Connell Center.

Professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chomsky is known for both his extensive academic and political writings. Chomsky's speech Dilemmas of Dominance will give a historical look at U.S. foreign policy.

Come see one of America's most prominent political dissidents. Chomsky agreed over a year ago to help us celebrate our tenth anniversary. We are proud to work with the University of Florida to make this event free and accessible to as many people as possible.

For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact (352) 392-1665 x 302 or 392-2567 (TDD). Email accommodate@sg.ufl.edu or contact the Florida Relay System at 1-800-955-8771 at least 72 hours prior to the event. Real Time Transcription will be provided.

8:00 p.m. at Steven C. O'Connell Center. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.).
Free!!! Bring your friends. There will be plenty of seating. RENOWNED PROFESSOR AND POLITICAL ACTIVIST NOAM CHOMSKY TO SPEAK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Gainesville, Fla. - Professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and one of Americaâ??s most prominent political dissidents Noam Chomsky will speak at the University of Florida on October 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Steven C. Oâ??Connell Center. Chomsky is brought to UF by ACCENT Speakerâ??s Bureau and the Civic Media Center for one of the events celebrating their 10th Anniversary this October. Admission is free and open to the public.

Chomsky writes and speaks frequently on a variety of social and political issues. The title of his speech for this engagement will be â??Dilemmas of Dominanceâ? in which he will provide a historical look at U.S. foreign policy.

A native of Pennsylvania, Chomsky received his PhD in linguistics in 1955 from the University of Pennsylvania. Chomsky was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard University Society of Fellows from 1951 to 1955. In 1957 the monograph Syntactic Structure contained the major theoretical viewpoints of his doctoral dissertation. His work has had a profound and lasting influence on all cognitive sciences.

In 1955 Chomsky joined the staff of MIT and was appointed full professor in 1961. Fifteen years later, in 1976, he was appointed Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy where he remains today.

ACCENT Speakerâ??s Bureau has been bringing prominent speakers to the University of Florida since the early 1960s. Guests this year have included National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws founder and executive director Keith Stroup and former Press Secretary to President George W. Bush, Ari Fleischer.

For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact (352) 392- 1665 x 302 or 392- 2567 (TDD). E-mail accommodate@sg.ufl.edu or contact the Florida Relay System at 1-800-955-8771 at least 72 hours prior to the event. Real Time Transcription will be provided.

For more information, please contact ACCENT at (352) 392-1665 ext. 306.

When:
Tue, 10/21/2003 - 7:00pm
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