CALL FOR PAPERS
4th Annual Shepherd University Sigma Tau Delta Literary Festival and Conference
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
October 13, 2012
The Shepherd University Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta invites submissions for our fourth annual “Literary Festival and Conference,” October 13, 2012. Planned events include:
• Conference panels featuring student papers on all subjects related to English studies
• Workshop on creative writing led by a professionals in the field
• Poetry/fiction readings
• Pre-Conference event with Shepherd faculty.
Papers written for undergraduate courses on any subject related to English studies are eligible for consideration. All critical presentations should be about 15 minutes long (about 8 pages). Creative presentations should be about 10 minutes long. Presenters are encouraged to bring supplementary materials (handouts, power points, etc) to help engage their audience; however these materials are not required.
Membership in Sigma Tau Delta is NOT required to submit. Recent grads are welcome to submit works that were completed for an undergraduate course.
Critical Paper Proposals: Email a 250 word abstract to ShepherdUniSTD@gmail.com
Creative Writing Proposals: Email entire work(s) to ShepherdUniSTD@gmail.com
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: May 20th, 2012.