Presented by Haymarket Books and the Schools of Public Engagement at The New School, Noam Chomsky discusses the persistent and largely invariant features of U.S. foreign policy - in the words of U.S. planners, "the overall framework of order" - and its intimate relationship with U.S. domestic policy.
MIT Institute Professor (emeritus) of linguistics and philosophy Noam Chomsky is widely regarded to be one of the foremost critics of U.S. foreign policy in the world. He has published numerous groundbreaking books, articles, and essays on global politics, history, and linguistics. His recent books include The New York Times bestsellers Hegemony or Survival and Failed States, as well as Hopes and Prospects and Masters of Mankind. Haymarket Books is currently reissuing twelve of his classic books in new editions.
Location: John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center
Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Anthony Arnove is a literary editor, agent and activist. He is a freelance editor, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn. He is on the board of directors of Haymarket Books, and is active in the National Writers Union and International Socialist Organization.
Arnove is particularly well-known for his books on the Iraq war and occupation of Iraq. Arnove is the author of the new book Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, which toured the country in spring 2006 as part of the New Press's End the War Tour.
He is also the editor of Iraq Under Siege, the co-editor with Howard Zinn of Voices of a People's History of the United States. He writes frequently for left-wing publications; he is a featured author at ZNet and serves on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review.
Noam Chomsky, a professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT, is the author of numerous books on U.S. foreign policy, including American Power and the New Mandarins, Political Economy of Human Rights (two volumes, written with Edward Herman), Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians, and Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World. His most recent books are Failed States and Perilous Power.
Mary R. Watson
Executive Dean of the Schools for Public Engagement at The New School.