English and Journalism
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
Sigma Tau Delta (∑ΤΔ) is the international English honor society. In January 2012, our chapter was selected as one of three "Outstanding Chapters" worldwide.
Winner, Best Small Student Organization, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.
Winner, Best Small Student Organization Advisor, Dr. Tim Helwig, 2011-2012.
David Anthony, "Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad'"
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society Spring 2014 Speaker Event
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Carl Sandburg Theatre, University Union
Sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, the Department of English and Journalism, and the Visiting Lectures Committee and Council on Student Activities Funds, Dr. David Anthony, an Associate Professor of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will give a talk entitled "Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad'" to students and other interested members of the campus community. Dr. Anthony's research has focused on the related representations of manhood and money in antebellum American mass culture, and his book, Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America, was published by Ohio State University Press in 2009. He published his first novel, Something for Nothing, with Algonquin Press in 2011.
Officers for Spring 2014
Emily Vaughn, president
Kim Ackers, vice president
Stephanie Gray, secretary
Abbie McKinney, treasurer
Andrew Gerske, historian
Dr. Tim Helwig, faculty adviser