Comma Queen

The Comma Queen Comes to Convention

Join us in Cincinnati, OH, at the Sigma Tau Delta 2018 International Convention for one of this year’s featured speakers: Comma Queen Mary Norris. On Friday, March 23, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. during Concurrent Session D, Norris will host an intimate, informal session titled A Conversation with Mary Norris. After lunch, join us in […]

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Plan on Joining Sigma Tau Delta in Cincinnati!

Our judges’ decisions about the submissions for the Sigma Tau Delta 2018 International Convention have been made. You should have received an email from englishconvention@niu.edu yesterday (if you submitted and didn’t receive an email, you might check the spam folder in your email). Thank you to all of those who submitted; and to those who […]

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Why You Should Submit to Convention

The deadline to submit to the Sigma Tau Delta 2018 International Convention in Cincinnati, OH, is Monday, October, 30 at 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT). In this week’s blog, High Plains Student Representative Mercedes Lubbers shares her experience of submitting a paper to and attending the 2017 Convention. Time is running out, so if […]

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Convention: No Zombie Speakers Here

We’ve all been there—stuck listening to a speaker who drones on and on, like a zombie, while we wish we could just escape before our brains are consumed by boredom. But, luckily, the Convention Committee for Sigma Tau Delta has a knack for finding speakers that engage our members on every level. And, when they […]

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The Book of Unknown Americans Empowers, Connects Us

Introductory note: I wanted the first words on this year’s Common Reader to come from the former student and Sigma Tau Delta member who first introduced me to this remarkable novel. Jose Alfredo Anaya graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2015 and is now an English Language Arts teacher and yearbook advisor in his […]

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