Four ETBU Students Attend Sigma Tau Delta 2013 International Conventionby Mike Midkiff
MARSHALL, Texas (5/17/13)- Four students of East Texas Baptist University attended the Sigma Tau Delta 2013 International Convention recently held in Portland, Oregon. Caroline Guidry, Mara Hartsell, Laura Stevens and Kelsey Shaw attended the convention which brings together English majors and minors from all around the world.
"Three of these students submitted papers to the conference and all three were accepted,” said ETBU Professor of English Dr. Stan Coppinger. "It is an honor for ETBU to have three papers accepted for presentation at such a prestigious conference.”
Shaw, a senior from Jasper, presented a paper titled "Down the River to Hell: Huck Finn as a Tragic Hero.” "The Use of Contrasting Characters in Pride and Prejudice” was the paper presented by senior Laura Stevens of Kirkland, Wash. Senior Hartsell of Marshall presented "Aestheticization of Violence in Poetry: Interestingly Provocative or Simply Gross?”
Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honors Organization that accepts into membership the brightest English majors and minors from all around the world.