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MSU Letters and Science faculty author reception set for Dec. 6 at Story Mansion

November 19, 2012

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The Montana State University College of Letters and Science will celebrate faculty authors with new books at a holiday authors' reception to be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the historic Story Mansion, 811 S Willson Ave.

The event is free and open to all, and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

David Large, professor of history in the Department of History and Philosophy, will give a special presentation about his new book, "Munich 1972: Tragedy, Terror, and Triumph at the Olympic Games," at 6:30 p.m.

Other authors from the college, their departments and the featured books, include: Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, history and philosophy, "Philosophy of Statistics, Volume 7 (Handbook of the Philosophy of Science);" Glen Chamberlain, English, "Conjugations of the Verb To Be: Stories;" Douglas Downs, English, "Writing about Writing: A College Reader;" Hua Li, modern languages and literatures, "Contemporary Chinese Fiction" by Su Tong and Yu Hua; David C.W. Parker, political science, "Doing Archival Research in Political Science;" Patricia Anne Simpson, modern languages and literatures, "Enlightened War: German Theories and Cultures of Warfare from Frederick the Great to Clausewitz" and "Cultures of Violence in the New German Street;" Wendy Stock, agricultural economics and economics, "Introduction to Economics: Social Issues and Economic Thinking;" and Philip F. Williams, modern languages and literatures, "The Thought Remolding Campaign of the Chinese Communist Party-State" and "Asian Literary Voices: From Marginal to Mainstream."

For more information, contact Jody Sanford at (406) 994-7791 or or visit

Jody Sanford (406) 994-7791, or