Gordon Library Book Talk and Signing Event!


Fri, Sep 13, 2013

In and Around the Library

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Time: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: FLIP Space, 3rd floor, Gordon Library

Please join us as Peter H. Hansen, WPI’s Director of International Studies and Associate Professor, Humanities and Arts presents a talk and presentation on his book, The Summits of Modern Man, Mountaineering after the Enlightenment.

An informal reception with light refreshments will follow. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and author signing.


The Summits of Modern Man has had a global impact, garnering reviews and accolades from publications such as Nature, the Financial Times, The Hindu, Los Angeles Review of Books, NRC Handelsblad, The Scotsman, and The Times Literary Supplement.

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Evelyn Riley

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Prior to retiring, Lynn served as primary library contact for questions, instruction, and information on copyright issues. In addition, Lynne participated in the research education program, providing library resources training sessions and research consultations to courses such as: First year seminars; Writing intensive courses; Undergraduate team projects; and Humanities inquiry seminars.

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