Sigma Tau Delta Undergraduate Paper Conference
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Sigma Tau Delta Undergraduate Paper Conference

This will be a conference of undergraduate work organized into panel discussions. 

This Saturday, April 14 in Madison Union 400 and 402

Come to any or all of these wonderful and informative panels! This is free to the public!

Schedule:

·       11:00 - 12:00/12:15pm: First panel is Creative Writing

·       12:00/12:15 - 1:30pm: Lunch

·       1:30 - 2:30/2:45pm: Second panels: Panel 1: The Page as Subconscious: Self-Revelation in Literature, Panel 2: The Uncanny in Narrative and Myth

·       3:00pm: Keynote Speaker: Shawn Miller, (Associate Professor of English, Francis Marion University), Jean Cash Keynote Lecture (Prof of English at JMU)

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Furious Flower Poetry Prize Reading
Apr
10
4:00 PM16:00

Furious Flower Poetry Prize Reading

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In February of this year, Furious Flower launched the first annual Furious Flower Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers for which they received over 100 entries from around the country. Poet and author Marilyn Nelson served as judge, selecting the winning poem and honorable mention. 

Heather Treseler of Newton, MA, whose work has appeared in the Harvard Review, Missouri Review, Southern Poetry Review, Boston Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, submitted the winning poem titled "Beaux Arts." 

Keith Wilson of Chicago, IL is an Affrilachian Poet, Cave Canem fellow, and graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and his poem "53rd Street" was selected as the Honorable Mention.

Come see and hear them read their winning poems along with Marilyn Nelson who will read a selection of her poems at our second Spring Poetry Reading on April 10! 

WHEN: TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

TIME: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Highlands Room in the Festival Conference & Student Center 

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Mar
29
7:30 PM19:30

New Member Induction

We will be having an induction event for our new members of Sigma Tau Delta!

It will be in Madison Union 302 starting at 7:30 pm. 

All are welcome to attend. 

Dr. Johnson will give a brief talk about his time in Sigma Tau Delta. 

Hope to see you there!

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Mar
22
to Mar 24

Furious Flower "Poetry Without Boundaries"

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The Furious Flower Poetry Center invites you to attend its fourth national Collegiate Summit, March 22-24 in the Festival Conference & Student Center. This year, we are bringing together undergraduate and graduate students from JMU and other schools along the East Coast to explore how poetry reaches across geographical borders and beyond conventional literary and ideological boundaries.

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We are selling t-shirts!
Feb
26
to May 5

We are selling t-shirts!

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BUY AN ENGLISH MAJOR T-SHIRT!

The JMU English T-Shirts for 2018 Are Coming!  

Sigma Tau Delta will be selling T-Shirts in the near future (all profits go to Sigma Tau Delta, JMU’s English Honors society, to cover expenses for The Keezell Review, English undergraduate conferences and lectures). Shirts will be purple  

If you would like to reserve a shirt before they are sold on campus please contact Alex Pickens at pickenaw@dukes.jmu.edu or Marina Favila at favilamc@jmu.edu. Cost per shirt is $15

 

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