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Olympic book featured at MSU holiday author reception set Nov. 29

November 20, 2007

"Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936" will be featured at an MSU faculty author reception set Nov. 29 at Borders Books. David Large, an MSU history professor and a specialist in contemporary German history, wrote the book. He is one of seven faculty members from the MSU College of Letters and Science featured at the author reception.    High-Res Available

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Montana State University history professor David Large will give a slide show and short talk about the controversial 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, the topic of his new book at the Annual Holiday Authors' Reception set at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Borders Books.

The event, co-sponsored by MSU's College of Letters and Science and Borders Books, will last until 7:30 p.m. with Large speaking at approximately 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Large, an internationally acclaimed specialist in contemporary German history, will also be available to sign his book, "Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936."

In addition to Large, other featured MSU authors who will be present to sign their books include: Kirk Branch, English, "Eyes on the Ought to Be: What We Teach About When We Teach About Literacy;" Robert Campbell, history, "In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage;" Danell Jones, English, "The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop: Seven Lessons to Inspire Great Writing;" Bridget Kevane, modern languages, "Profane & Sacred: Latino/a American Writers Reveal the Interplay of the Secular and the Religious;" Liza Nicholas, history, "Becoming Western: Stories of Culture and Identity in the Cowboy State;" and Patricia Simpson, modern languages, "The Erotics of War in German Romanticism."

Sarah Alexander (406) 994-7791,