Call for papers: MLK Celebration Event!


The Alpha Nu Pi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta is seeking submissions to a mini-conference it is hosting as a part of WMU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, a semester-long series of programs and activities designed to honor the legacy of Dr. King.

Conference Theme: “Living Words: Intersections between English Studies and Dr. King’s Dream.”

Goal: To discuss some of the ways in which literature, linguistics, creative writing, English education, rhetoric and composition, cultural studies, critical theory, and other aspects of English studies can advance social justice as it pertains to racial equality in a national and global context.


  • Open to all undergraduate and graduate students (not just English majors!)
  •  We welcome both analytic and creative presentations
  • Submit a proposal for either an individual presentation or a three-person panel (please do not exceed 300 words)
  • Email proposals as attachments to wmusigmataudelta@gmail.com

“Living Words” will take place Friday, Feb. 22 in Brown 3025 from 2-5 pm.

The event is free and open to all WMU students, faculty, and staff.



The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is organized by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Visit http://www.wmich.edu/mlk for more information.


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