Friday, February 10, 2012

Noam Chomsky at Centennial Hall

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Noam Chomsky speaks on the importance of education in society at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
  • Zachary Vito
  • Noam Chomsky speaks on the importance of education in society at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.

Noam Chomsky gave a free lecture at the UA's Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 8, about the importance of education in our society and explored the the controversy surrounding ethnic studies in Tucson.

Some more photos from the event, below the cut:

The line outside of Centennial Hall stretched East winding around University Blvd. near Old Main.
  • Zachary Vito
  • The line outside of Centennial Hall stretched East winding around University Blvd. near Old Main.

J.P. Jones, the Dean of the college of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UA introduced Chomsky at the lecture.  The lecture is part of the UA's SBS lecture series.
  • Zachary Vito
  • J.P. Jones, the Dean of the college of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UA introduced Chomsky at the lecture. The lecture is part of the UA's SBS lecture series.

Noam Chomsky, left, and Arizona Public Media Brodcaster, Christopher Conover, right, speak during the 30-minute Q&A held after Chomsky's lecture.  Conover helped to moderate questions among audience members.
  • Zachary Vito
  • Noam Chomsky, left, and Arizona Public Media Broadcaster, Christopher Conover, right, speak during the 30-minute Q&A held after Chomsky's lecture. Conover helped to moderate questions among audience members.

Audience members immediately lined up after Chomsky's lecture ended in hopes of getting a chance to ask Chomsky a question during the Q&A.
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  • Audience members immediately lined up after Chomsky's lecture ended in hopes of getting a chance to ask Chomsky a question during the Q&A.

Chomsky hung around after the Q&A to meet and greet with audience members.
  • Zachary Vito
  • Chomsky hung around after the Q&A to meet and greet with audience members.

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