The Delta Symposium hosts scholars and students of the humanities and social sciences, and features multidisciplinary presentations on topics ranging from literature, music, and art to historical and contemporary issues relevant to life in the region. The event offers a variety of presentations, including panels, concerts, keynote speakers, readings/signings by prominent writers, and the Saturday afternoon Roots Music Festival.
The Department of English and Philosophy at Arkansas State University will present papers and presentations at the twentieth annual Delta Symposium April 2 – 5, 2014. The Delta Symposium often features scholarship on blues and other musical expressions, and the symposium's focus also includes a wide variety of expressive forms that are resonant with Delta history and culture.
Presentation will address this year's theme of "Diversities in the Delta.
Delta Symposium Committee
c/o Dr. Lauri Umansky and
Dr. Gregory Hansen, Co-Chairs
Arkansas State University
Dept. of English and Philosophy
P.O. Box 1890
State University, AR 72467