Chomsky at UA

The Home of Noam

Noam Chomsky,

who joined the UA faculty this fall, is a laureate professor in the Department of Linguistics in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He is also the Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.

Dr. Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus at MIT, has introduced our world to ideas that have excited, incited, and challenged millions of us. His groundbreaking work in linguistics and his fearless engagements in politics, culture, history, and philosophy have profoundly impacted generations of students, scholars, community activists, and members of the public, across and within political and ideological divides.

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Classes & Events

Community Events

A discussion on nuclear war and policy. Tickets for this event are sold out. Plan to watch the free livestream!

Current Courses

A class taught by Noam Chomsky and Marv Waterstone


Fall 2018: Language, Mind, and Brain with Noam Chomsky,  Thomas Bever, and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini

Relevant Videos

Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky Discuss Nuclear War

  • Syntactic Structures, London: Mouton,
  • Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, The Hague: Mouton,
  • Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, Cambridge: M.I.T. Press,
  • Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought, New York: Harper and Row,
  • The Sound Pattern of English (with Morris Halle), New York: Harper & Row,