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Noam Chomsky Honors Howard Zinn

December 8, 2011 Rachel Freeman 0

More than 1,300 people gathered in Lecture Center 100 and eight overflow rooms with live streams to hear editor Anthony Arnove and esteemed linguist and activist Noam Chomsky speak and honor historian Howard Zinn on Sunday, Dec. 4. Zinn’s […]

Chomsky Coming to Campus

September 22, 2011 Zan Strumfeld 0

MIT linguist, political scholar and activist Noam Chomsky will be coming to campus on Sunday, Dec. 4 to give a lecture in honor of social historian Howard Zinn. Zinn, who passed away in January 2010, was well-known for his influential book, “A People’s History of the United States.” It told an alternative history about the United States, giving voice to marginalized populations including the […]