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MSU Letters and Science faculty author reception set for Dec. 5 at the Bozeman Public Library

November 18, 2013

Billy Smith, Letters and Science Distinguished Professor and a professor of history in the MSU Department of History and Philosophy, will give a special presentation about his new book, "Ship of Death: The Voyage That Sparked a Yellow Fever Pandemic and Changed the Course of History," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Bozeman Public Library. Smith's presentation is part of the MSU Letters and Science faculty author reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Large Community Room of the public library.   High-Res Available

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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. 5, in the Large Community Room at the Bozeman Public Library, 626 E Main St in Bozeman. The event is free and open to all, and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Billy Smith, Letters and Science Distinguished Professor and a professor of history in the Department of History and Philosophy, will give a special presentation about his new book, "Ship of Death: The Voyage That Sparked a Yellow Fever Pandemic and Changed the Course of History," at 6:30 p.m.

Other authors from the college, their departments and the featured books, include: Dan Flory, history and philosophy, "Race, Philosophy, and Film;" Robert Garrott, ecology, "Yellowstone’s Wildlife in Transition;" Dave Lageson, earth sciences, "The Call of Everest;" Linda Sherwood, microbiology, "Prescott’s Microbiology, 9th Edition;" Brett Walker, history and philosophy, "Japan at Nature’s Edge;" William Wyckoff, earth sciences, "Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World, 4th Edition;" and Alexander Zale, ecology, "Fisheries Techniques, 3rd Edition," Susan Cohen, history and philosophy, "Excavations at Tel Zahara (2006 - 2009): Final Report, the Hellenistic and Roman Strata," and Patricia Simpson, modern languages and literatures, "Religion, Reason, and Culture in the Age of Goethe." 

For more information, please contact Jody Sanford at 406-994-7791 or jody.sanford@montana.edu or visit http://www.montana.edu/lettersandscience/authors/.

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Jody Sanford (406) 994-7791, jody.sanford@montana.edu