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Wednesday, January 25 • 9:40am - 9:55am
Noam Chomsky, Social & Political Theorist (via video)

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Education as a superstructure

Noam will discuss the role of education and its function as a superstructure to reinforce and legitimise the economic foundation of society.

Why has education failed to adapt and change to the challenges of the 21st century?

Because it has not recognises the seismic shift in the underlying foundation as we shift from the post-industrial age to the post-modern "Digital Society" where the brands that exist in the superstructure also function in societies economic foundation.


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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky was born on December 7, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his Phd in linguistics in 1955 from the University of Pennsylvania. During the years 1951 to 1955, Chomsky was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard University Society of Fellows. The major theoretical viewpoints of his doctoral dissertation appeared in the monograph Syntactic Structure, 1957. This formed part of a more extensive work, The Logical Structure of... Read More →

Wednesday January 25, 2012 9:40am - 9:55am
The LWF Theatre National Hall Gallery, Olympia

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