“A Conversation with Noam Chomsky” at Tucson Festival of Books

    March 15, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    UA Centennial hall
    1001 East University Boulevard
    Tucson, AZ 85719


    The UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is partnering with the Tucson Festival of Books and The Nation magazine to bring Noam Chomsky to Tucson. The Nation is celebrating its 150th anniversary with events around the country, including Tucson. The festival session, “A Conversation with Noam Chomsky,” will include an interview with John Nichols, the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The Nation. They will be introduced by the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, John Paul Jones III.

     Free tickets are available beginning at 12 noon from the Centennial Hall Box Office on March 15.  Details can be found atsbs.arizona.edu/chomsky.

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).



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