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2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

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The first discussion by the Board at the 2011 meeting in Austin, Texas concerned persons. The names of continuing and newly appointed members of Eta Sigma Phi committees, with designation of the committee Chair and end date of term of service, will appear in the next edition of the NUNTIUS…

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

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There are more sayings about Texas than there are counties in Delaware. The place is like a letter of Seneca, it’s so full of apophthegmata. Some, such as former governor George W. Bush, say “Disciplina praesidium civitatis,” or “Discipline is the defense of the state.” Others say, “Noli vexare Texiam,”…

Minutes of the 2011 Annual Convention

Minutes of the 2011 Annual Convention

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The 83rd annual Eta Sigma Phi convention took place in Austin, Texas at the invitation of Gamma Sigma at the University of Texas at Austin on March 25–27, 2011. After registration on Friday afternoon, the convention opened with over 85 delegates from around 26 different chapters gathering outside the Union…

Eta Sigma Phi at APA 2012

Eta Sigma Phi at APA 2012

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Eta Sigma Phi will sponsor its third undergraduate panel at the 143rd Meeting of the American Philological Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 5–8, 2012 (Saturday, January 7, 1:30–3:30 PM, room to be announced). The following papers were elected by an anonymous committee of chapter advisors. “Humility, Humiliation, and Mock-epic: Horace…