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."
Jody Sanford (406) 994-7791, firstname.lastname@example.org