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In Conversation with Noam Chomsky - A British Academy event

Professor Noam Chomsky’s work over the past 60 years has profoundly changed the way we think about language. In this video he talks about his reflections on a lifetime of linguistics research and as one of the leading thinkers of our time.

About the speaker:

Noam Chomsky, linguist, philosopher and political activist, is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT. He was elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy in 1974.

Chair: Melvyn Bragg.

Professor Chomsky’s visit to the UK was generously supported by the S T Lee fund as part of our Global Perspectives series. 

The event was held at The Royal Society in London on November 26 2014.