UM Humanities Institute Concludes Spring Lecture Series

April 30, 2018

MISSOULA – The Humanities Institute of the University of Montana will hold its last event for the Spring 2018 Faculty Lecture Series from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall.

Professor John Eglin from UM’s Department of History will lecture on “James Boswell in Siena: A Presentation, with Digressions and Interruptions.”

Eglin’s research focuses on culture and politics in British society from the late 1600s until the end of the 1700s. He is editing Boswell’s journal in Italy, France and Corsica for the Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell.

The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided.

The Humanities Institute is dedicated to supporting humanities scholarship across all disciplines, departments and programs at UM. Led by faculty, the institute brings new and exciting research opportunities to both students and faculty, and it offers public lectures about the projects it supports.

For more information email Nathaniel Levtow, Humanities Institute director, at


Contact: Nathaniel Levtow, director, UM Humanities Institute, 406-505-0506,