Far Western Region Submissions

Far Western Call for Papers

Hello Sigma Tau Delta Leaders!

I hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer. This is Sarah Faulkner, Sigma Tau Delta’s Student Representative for the Far Western Region.  It is my responsibility and pleasure to be of any and all assistance to the Far Western chapters, including organizing regional events, preparing publications, and this year, assisting with a  regional conference!

All chapters in the Far Western Region are invited to Pilgrimage West, Sigma Tau Delta’s Far Western Conference hosted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, November 12, 2011.

Call for Papers! Please submit a critical and/or creative piece on any topic. Submissions are limited to one per category, per person.  We particularly welcome articles, papers, or creative pieces focusing on the West, or on Natasha Trethewey, author of the 2012 International Convention’s Common Reader, Bellocq’s Ophelia. Submit papers by September 15, 2011 to sigmatd.fw@gmail.com.  You will be notified if your paper has been accepted by October 1, 2011.

Along with panels for readings, the conference will also offer leadership roundtable discussions. The Plenary Speaker will be Dr. Anna Leahy, an expert on Natasha Trethewey,

Chapman University is located in the heart of Southern California, only 10 minutes away from Disneyland, 20 minutes from the beaches, and one hour away from Los Angeles.

Registration details will be available shortly. If you have any further questions please e-mail me at sigmatd.fw@gmail.com

I look forward to seeing you at the conference! This is an exciting time for the Far Western Region and I encourage you to be a part of it.

Sarah Faulkner
Far West Region Student Representative
Sigma Tau Delta

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