English Department

Sigma Tau Delta

Alpha Eta Gamma is the California Lutheran University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. The membership lasts a lifetime and provides opportunities for scholarships, internships, and meeting like-minded people. Members may also submit papers for presentation at national conventions and regional conferences, or for publication in Sigma Tau Delta's The Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review.

Do you want to join Sigma Tau Delta?

Candidates for undergraduate membership must have completed at least three semesters of college work and a minimum of two college courses in English language or literature beyond the usual requirements in freshman English. They must also have a minimum of a B or equivalent grade point average in English, and rank at least in the highest 35 percent of their class in general scholarship. There is a one-time $40 induction fee.

Faculty Membership is available to faculty members and administrators at a college or university with a Sigma Tau Delta chapter, who have a degree in English.

To join the California Lutheran University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, please stop by the Departmental Assistant desk and pick up an application. You may also contact Dr. Bruce Stevenson for additional information regarding eligibilty. For general questions, please email the English DA's at EnglishDA@clunet.edu.

For more information, visit the Sigma Tau Delta homepage, http://www.english.org.

2014 Sigma Tau Delta Conference: Submissions Open

Paper Submission due - October, 28th 2013. Submit here

Theme: "River Current" 

February 26 - March 1, 2014
Savannah Marriott Riverfront
Savannah, GA

 

2013-2014 Sigma Tau Delta Officers:

  • Elizabeth Whetstone, President
  • Andrew Olson, Vice President
  • Alli Martin, Treasurer
  • Sarah Peterson, Secretary

 

2012-2013 Sigma Tau Delta Officers:
  • Ashley Szanter '13*
  • Judith Newlin '13
  • Elmira Tadayon '13
  • Andrew Olson '14
 
2011-2012 Sigma Tau Delta Members:
  • Melanie Cornejo '12
  • Ashley Szanter '13
  • Emma Kanagaki '12* (co-president with Carli Rudebusch)
  • Judith Newlin '12
2010-2011 Sigma Tau Delta Members:
  • Monique Villalobos '12
  • Wren Cherney '12
  • Elizabeth Luizzi '12
  • Andrew Holding '12
  • Katie Stevenson '12
  • Carli Rudebusch '12* (co-president with Emma Kanagaki)
  • Alexander Daley '13
  • Amanda Polutanovich '12
2009-2010 Sigma Tau Delta Members:
  • Tiffany Bertram '11
  • Courtney Hansen '11
  • Emily Piper '10
  • Allison Wachtel '10
  • Shelby Morgan '12
  • Delaney Gallagher '12
2008-2009 Sigma Tau Delta Members:
  • Shannon Anderson '09
  • Katherine Bierach '09
  • Sara Burgess '10
  • Adam Erickson '09
  • Marijel Maggie Melo '08*
  • Brigette Stevenson '09
  • Jennifer Swanson '09
2007-2008 Sigma Tau Delta Members:
  • Shannon Anderson '09
  • Katherine Bierach '09
  • Sara Burgess '10
  • Lauren Coss '08
  • Adam Erickson '09
  • Timothy Harker '08
  • Kathleen Hicks '08
  • Amy Lever '08
  • Marijel Maggie Melo '08*
  • Brigette Stevenson '09
  • Jennifer Swanson '09
  • Nicole Walker '08
  • David Watterson '08

*President of CLU's chapter

2010 Sigma Tau Delta Conference

March 17 - 20 at the Hyatt Regency in Saint Louis, Missouri

Emily Piper presenting her short creative fiction "Reflections of a Chandelier"

Allison Wachtel presenting her literary criticism paper "Size and Simulacra: Understanding Flesh and Agency in Don DeLillo's White Noise"

Courtney Hansen presenting her short creative fiction "A Love Affair".

Proof California girls don't know how to dress for cold weather
A grumpy Dr. Stevenson before the early morning flight from LAX

 

2009 Sigma Tau Delta Conference

March 26 - 28 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Brigette Stevenson at the 2009 confrence presenting
her short creative nonfiction "Verschuttete Erinnerungen ".
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The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis Minnesota
March 25 through March 28, 2009.

2008 Sigma Tau Delta Conference

Pictures from snowy Louiseville, Kentucky (March 5-8)

Waiting in Atlanta Georgia for our flight to Louisville

 

We actually do clean up rather well!

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