Noam Chomsky Delivers Lecture to Large Crowd at UMass Amherst

The world-renowned linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky spoke to a crowd of over 3,000 at the UMass Amherst Mullins Center on April 13.  Professor Chomsky’s lecture, titled “Prospects for Survival,” focused on the threat of nuclear war and the perils of not addressing climate change. The lecture was sponsored by PERI and was presented as part of the inauguration of the newly constructed Crotty Hall. Crotty Hall is the new home of the UMass Amherst Economics Department.  It is also the first net-zero energy building to be constructed at UMass Amherst and is named after PERI's James Crotty.

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The world-renowned linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky spoke to a crowd of over 3,000 at the UMass Amherst Mullins Center on April 13.  Professor Chomsky’s presentation, titled “Prospects for Survival,” was sponsored by PERI and was presented as part of the celebration for the inauguration of the newly constructed Crotty Hall.  Crotty Hall is the new home of the UMass Amherst Economics Department.  It is also the first net-zero energy building to be constructed at UMass Amherst and is named after PERI's James Crotty. 

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