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Study with Noam Chomsky
The Community Classroom program offers in-person courses with Noam Chomsky each fall and spring.
“Imagine being able to say you took a class with Einstein. It’s like that.” –Community Classroom student
Noam Chomsky in the News
Office Hours with Noam Chomsky (2020)
October 12, 2020
University of Arizona students ask Professor Chomsky questions about politics, career advice, technology, the future, and linguistics in this open forum. This event is co-organized by ASUA and the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Support comes from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.
Office Hours with Noam Chomsky (2019)
October 2, 2019
University of Arizona students ask Noam Chomsky questions about politics, the future, and linguistics in this open forum. Co-organized by ASUA and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, with support from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.
Conversation on Campus Free Speech
September 5, 2018
Noam Chomsky joins a panel of the most prominent voices in the country on the topic of free speech. The discussion includes the boundaries of free speech on campus, where there is often a tension between adhering to the legal guidelines of free speech and promoting a non-hostile learning environment.
Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky Discuss Nuclear War
April 24, 2018
Intercept Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed moderated a discussion between Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg on the topic of nuclear policy and war. Chomsky, a laureate professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona, and Ellsberg, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower and author of “The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner,” appeared onstage together for the first time.
The Haury Conversation: Noam Chomsky with Toni Massaro
November 9, 2017
Interview with Noam Chomsky by Toni Massaro at Centennial Hall in 2017.
A Conversation on Privacy
March 25, 2016
The balance between national security and government intrusion on the rights of private citizens was the topic of this panel discussion featuring renowned linguist and MIT professor Noam Chomsky, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and Intercept co-founding editor Glenn Greenwald. Nuala O’Connor, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, acted as moderator.
Sponsored by the Don Bennett Moon Foundation
Education For Whom and For What?
February 8, 2012
Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, spoke at the University of Arizona before joining SBS. His lecture, "Education: For Whom and For What?" featured a talk on the state of higher education, followed by a question-and-answer session.