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77th Annual



April 15-17, 2005

Northfield, Minnesota


at the invitation of










Members of Delta Chi Chapter Welcome You.


The convention will begin with a reception at 7 o’clock on Friday and end with the final business session at 12 o’clock on Sunday.  There will be talks by students, reports on chapter activities, scholarly lectures, a certamen, a banquet with ancient dress optional and plenty of time for socializing.

Here is a link to the Northfield Chamber of Commerce: http://www.northfieldchamber.com/.
Here is one for the Twin Cities, though with times constraints, it may not be possible to go up there during the weekend: http://www.minneapolischamber.org/
Most of the time should be filled with activities on and around campus. St.. Olaf will be handling transportation to and from the campus and airport and the hotel is in walking distance from downtown Northfield.

Call for Papers


Undergraduate members of Eta Sigma Phi are invited to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the convention, April 15-17, 2005.  An artistic (musical, dramatic, etc.) performance may be proposed in lieu of a paper. The papers will be judged anonymously, and the three members whose papers are selected for reading at the convention will have their registration fees remitted.  Students should be certain that they will be able to attend the convention before submitting papers.




        1.    The paper should deal with some aspect of classical civilization or language and be directed to an undergraduate audience.  (A paper written for a class is acceptable.)

        2.     Members proposing an artistic performance should submit a videotape or CD along with a detailed written description of the performance, its goals, and its relevance to classical civilization.

        3.     The paper should be typed, double-spaced, and no longer than 15 minutes in length, or 20 minutes if there are illustrations.

        4.     The name of the author should not appear on the paper.

        5.     Each submission should contain a cover sheet with the author’s name, address, phone number, e-mail address, chapter, and institution.

         6.     Electronic submission of papers, or of the written portions of  proposals for artistic performances, is encouraged.

       7.    The non-refundable convention registration fee must accompany the submission.  The fee and other details will be in convention information mailed to all advisers early next year.


Papers should be received by March 1, 2005 addressed to:


Thomas J. Sienkewicz, Executive Secretary
Eta Sigma Phi

Department of Classics
Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462

Phone:  309-457-2371                 Fax:  630-839-0664              e-mail:  toms@monm.edu

This page is maintained by the Executive Secretary of Eta Sigma Phi, Professor Thomas J. Sienkewicz of Monmouth College. If you have any  questions about this page, you can contact him at toms@monm.edu.