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MSU Letters and Science faculty author reception set Dec. 1 at Bozeman Public Library

November 16, 2016

The College of Letters and Science holiday author reception will include a presentation at 6:30 p.m, Dec. 1. by Susan Kollin, professor of English in the Department of English and co-director of the Western Lands and Peoples Initiative in the College of Letters and Science. Her presentation will be about the book she edited, “A History of Western American Literature, ” recently published by Cambridge Press. MSU photo.

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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. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the large community room at the Bozeman Public Library, 626 E. Main St. in Bozeman. The event is co-sponsored by the Bozeman Public Library Foundation and is free and open to all. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Susan Kollin, professor of English in the Department of English and co-director of the Western Lands and Peoples Initiative in the College of Letters and Science, will give a special presentation at 6:30 p.m. on “A History of Western American Literature, ” Kollin edited the book recently published by Cambridge Press.

Other authors from the college, their departments and the featured books, include: Prasanta Bandyopadhyay, history and philosophy, "Belief, Evidence, and Uncertainty: Problems of Epistemic Inference;" Rick Bass, English, "For a Little While;" Zack Bean, English, "Man on Fire;" Galen Brokaw, modern languages and literatures, "Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and His Legacy;"

Glen Chamberlain, English, "All I Want Is What You've Got;" Susan Cohen, history and philosophy, "Peripheral Concerns: Urban Development in the Bronze Age Southern Levant;" Mark Fiege, history and philosophy, "National Parks beyond the Nation: Global Perspectives on America's Best Idea;" Jack Fisher, sociology and anthropology, "Pisskan: Interpreting First Peoples Bison Kills at Heritage Parks;" Philip Gaines, English, "From Truth to Technique at Trial: A Discursive History of Advocacy Advice Texts;" Ada Giusti, modern languages and literatures, "Integrating Service-Learning and Volunteer Opportunities into French Study Abroad Programs;"

Andrew Hansen, ecology, "Climate Change in Wildlands: Pioneering Approaches to Science and Management;" and William Wyckoff, earth sciences, "Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World (5th Edition)."

For more information, please contact Jody Sanford at 406-994-7791 or jody.sanford@montana.edu or visit calendar.msu.montana.edu/events/19956.

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