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Student Conference in the Humanities set for April 19

Released: 04/09/2012

The Alpha Mu Iota Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, will host the inaugural Student Conference in the Humanities at LSU Alexandria on Thursday, April 19. The event will be held in the Bayou Robert Room of the Student Center and is free and open to the public.

The conference includes seven presentations by LSUA students and faculty members. The first session begins at 3 p.m. and includes three presenters: Kyle Krebsbach with "An Examination of Value: Deconstructing the Reasoning of Friedrich Nietzsche;” Belle Rollins offering "Abandonment and Betrayal in Tony Kushner;" and Bobby Wadzeck with “Literary analysis of the chapter ‘Hair of the Dog’ from Rebecca Wells' Little Altars Everywhere.”

After a brief intermission and snacks, session two begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature four speakers including Micki Johnson with “Huey P. Long, Jr.: Snake Oil or Prescription?;” Ginger King with “Burning Misconception of the Salem Witch Trials;” Tim Landry offering “Political Consulting as a Career: Contemporary Perspectives and Philosophy;” and Christal Varholdt with “Feudalism in the Middle-Ages.”

Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Mu Iota Chapter, is hosting the conference with additional support from the Clio Society (organization for students interested in history).