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Borders hosts MSU faculty book signing on Dec. 2

November 22, 2005 -- from MSU News Service

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Bozeman -- The College of Letters and Science at Montana State University and Borders Books are co-hosting a holiday authors' reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Borders Books. The event is free and open to the public.

The event will feature eight faculty members from the college who have recently published books. At 6:30 p.m. Ada Giusti, MSU French professor, will talk about her new book on immigration and poverty in France, "Mais pour quoi ne-retornant-ils pas chez lui?" ("Why don't they just go home?"), and France's current immigrant riots. Giusti's book has received critical acclaim in that country.

In addition to Giusti, other featured MSU authors, the title of their books and their departments include: Theresa Cohn, a doctoral student in land resources and environmental sciences, "Getting to Know Canyons of the Ancients National Monument;" Timothy Ford, microbiology, "Microbial Waterborne Pathogens;" Bridget Kevane, modern languages, "Latina Self-Portraits;" Larry Kirkpatrick, physics, "Quantoons;" Richard Stroup, economics, "Common Sense Economics;" Kathy Sheehan, health sciences, "Seen and Unseen: Discovering the Microbes of Yellowstone;" and Bill Wyckoff, earth sciences, "Diversity Amid Globalization."

Contact: Sarah Alexander (406) 994-4288,