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Letters and Science faculty author reception set for Dec. 2 at the Story Mansion

November 3, 2010

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Faculty authors from the Montana State University College of Letters and Science will sign their books at a holiday authors' reception to be held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, at the historic Story Mansion, 811 S Willson Ave in Bozeman. The event is free and open to all, and complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Brett Walker, professor of history and Board of Regents' Professor, will give a special presentation about his new book, "Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease," at 6:30 p.m.

Other L&S authors, their departments and the featured books, include: Matthew Herman, Native American Studies, "Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature: Across Every Border;" Jerry Johnson, political science, "Knowing Yellowstone: Science in America's First National Park;" Susanne Monahan, sociology and anthropology, "Religion Matters: What Sociology Teaches Us About Religion In Our World and Sociology of Religion: A Reader;" Michael Reidy, history and philosophy, "Communicating Science: The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present;" Robert Rydell, history and philosophy, "Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s;" Sara Waller, history and philosophy, "Serial Killers, Philosophy for Everyone: Being and Killing;" and William Wyckoff, earth sciences, "Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World."

For more information, contact Jody Sanford (406) 994-7791 or