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Chomsky to Address "Politics of War" at UMass Lowell


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WEDNESDAY - SEPT. 24, 2003

2 P.M.

WHAT:  Noted Lecturer and MIT Linguistics Prof. Noam Chomsky will speak next week at UMass Lowell on "Democracy and Politics of War."

WHERE:  O'Leary Library, Room 222, UMass Lowell South

61 Wilder St., Lowell

WHY :   Chomsky, who has written and lectured extensively on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, contemporary issues, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy, is expected to be critical of the Bush Administration's handling of the war in Iraq.

Chomsky joined MIT in 1955.  In addition to earning his PhD in linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, Chomsky has received numerous honorary degrees from colleges and universities throughout the world and is a member of many professional societies. 

The talk is sponsored by the UMass Lowell Peace and Conflict Studies Institute, political science and sociology departments, and the Library Speakers Series.  It is free and open to the public.

* A photo -- which can be sent electronically -- is available upon request.

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