Renowned Author Noam Chomsky To Discuss Earthquake Catastrophe in Haiti and Role of U.S. in Relief Efforts During Benefit Event at The Riverside Church

Chomsky will also Discuss Issues Surrounding the Recent Israeli Flotilla Raid

Jun 03, 2010, 15:30 ET from The Riverside Church

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In benefit of The Riverside Church's Mission and Social Justice Ministry to Benefit Haiti Relief, renowned author Noam Chomsky will discuss the ongoing problems confronting Haiti in the wake of the earthquake catastrophe on Tuesday, June 8, 3:00 p.m. at The Riverside Church, South Hall, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights.

At the event, Chomsky will share his insights regarding the ongoing problems confronting the beleaguered nation of Haiti.  Recently returning from a trip to Israel, Chomsky will also discuss his visit and issues surrounding the flotilla raid.

Chomsky, whom The New York Times Book Review has called "arguably the most important intellectual alive," is the author of over 100 books, including The New York Times bestseller "Hegemony or Survival."  He is Institute Professor emeritus in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Tickets to the event are $30 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors, and $50 for preferred seating.  For more information and to RSVP, the public can call the Riverside Church box office at 212-870-6784.

WHAT:

NOAM CHOMSKY ON HAITI BENEFIT EVENT



WHEN:

TUESDAY, JUNE 8


3:00 P.M.



WHERE:

THE RIVERSIDE CHURCH, SOUTH HALL


91 CLAREMONT AVENUE (BET. 120TH & 122ND ST.)


MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS



COST:

$30 GENERAL ADMISSION


$20 STUDENTS/SENIORS


$50 PREFERRED SEATING



Directions: To get to The Riverside Church by subway take the 1 to 116th St. and walk to 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd St.) one block west of Broadway.

SOURCE The Riverside Church