The PortlandCenter for Public Humanities hosts a lecture by Bruce Robbins, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at ColumbiaUniversity. Titled "Chomsky as Extraterrestrial," this lecture addresses the question of whether it is really possible to satisfy the call by public intellectual Noam Chomsky's that we try to view geo-politics from an external or "extraterrestrial" perspective.
When: Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Where: Smith Memorial Student Union, room 228
Time: 6:00 pm
This lecture is part of the "Trajectories of Cosmopolitanism Series." See www.publichumanities.pdx.edu for more information.