St. Louis Highlights

St. Louis Highlights

With the Sigma Tau Delta 2019 International Convention in St. Louis, MO, fast approaching, it’s time to start planning how you will spend some of your downtime and where you will go to eat with all the great new friends you’re about to meet. During the fall Sigma Tau Delta Board meeting, the Student Representatives […]

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Plan on Joining Sigma Tau Delta in St. Louis

Our judges’ decisions about the submissions for the Sigma Tau Delta 2019 International Convention have been made. You should have received an email from englishconvention@niu.edu yesterday (if you didn’t see it, check the spam folder in your email). Thank you to all of those who submitted; and to those who have been invited to present, […]

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Submit to the 2019 Convention

Photo Source: Fashion Video About Edna Mode From The Incredibles Monday, October 1, our submissions system for the Sigma Tau Delta 2019 International Convention in St. Louis, MO, opened up wide and said to the world, “Send me stuff!” It didn’t really open its arms to embrace the world, but I like to think of […]

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Share Your “Work in Progress”

Although it is now August, a few lines from Tess Taylor’s poem “High July” (from our 2019 Common Reader, Work & Days) resonate with me as I think about the coming fall: We watch—mere human perception— baffled again when did it happen everything humid this weedy too-muchness In New Jersey, everything is much too humid; […]

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Small Moments: Work & Days

As Convention Chair for the Sigma Tau Delta 2019 International Convention in St. Louis, MO, Eastern Regent Felicia Steele chose the 2019 Common Reader, Work & Days, by Tess Taylor. In this week’s blog Steele shares her connection with Taylor’s poetry collection and how the work and days of farming and gardening that Taylor speaks […]

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