George Lakoff

George Lakoff

Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley; Co-author, The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic

Dr. Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University and Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley Advisory Council Member - Moderator

Language matters – especially when it comes to politics. With the 2012 election season upon us, linguistics expert Lakoff dissects the way we vote on important issues and presents his progressive, in-depth guide to changing political rhetoric and ideology

Location: Historic Hoover Theatre, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $15 standard, $10 members, $7 students (with valid ID)