Minnesota Public Radio will broadcast at noon today a Feb. 16 lecture given at the University of St. Thomas by Georgetown University professor Dr. Deborah Tannen.

The program can be heard on MPR’s news and information station, KNOW, at 91.1 FM.

The lecture, “The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words,” was sponsored by St. Thomas’ College of Arts and Sciences and was the third in the university’s annual Public Discourse Lecture Series.