[act-ma] 9/22 Noam Chomsky speaking on the Responsibility of Intellectuals in the 21st Century

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Wed Sep 21 09:33:44 PDT 2011


  Noam Chomsky speaking on the Responsibility of Intellectuals in the
  21st Century


  Thursday, September 22, 2011


Time: 4:30p--6:00p

MIT Location: Building E51 
<http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?mapterms=E51&mapsearch=go>, Wong 
Auditorium (Kendal Sq. T)

In 1967, as the Vietnam War escalated, Noam Chomsky penned The 
Responsibility of Intellectuals, a stunning rebuke to scientists and 
scholars for their subservience to political power. Today we face a 
similar array of crises, from wars to escalating debt. What are the 
obligations of intellectuals in this day and age?

Web site: http://bostonreview.net/about/ideasmatter/

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Political Science Department, SHASS Dean's Office

For more information, contact:
Deb Chasman
617-324-1323
chasman at mit.edu

This event is categorized as: lectures/conferences

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