Linguistics Professor Noam Chomsky has announced plans to depart Cambridge in favour of, well, not greener pastures, exactly, but certainly warmer ones. He’s joining the linguistics department at the University of Arizona in Tucson, writes Lisa Weidenfeld for Boston Daily.
Chomsky has been at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT since 1955, and retired in 2002. According to the Boston Globe, he’s given some big talks at University of Arizona in recent years, including one about privacy with Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald. More...