Montana State University

Lecture on mountaineering history set for March 27

March 13, 2009 -- From MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture on the history of mountaineering will be given Friday, March 27, at Montana State University.

Maurice Isserman, the James L. Ferguson Professor of History at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., will speak at 4 p.m. in room 104, Reid Hall. Isserman is the co-author of "Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes," which was published last summer. He teaches courses on recent U.S. history, the history of exploration, as well as Hamilton College's introductory writing courses for first-year students.

The lecture is sponsored by MSU's Department of History and Philosophy. For more information, call Michael Reidy at (406) 994-5252.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or