“Sigma Delta Pi Day”: Virtual Event Recorded and Now Available! Special Offer on History Book for Entire Month of May

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: 1 de Mayo

Whether you attended or missed yesterday afternoon’s 2nd annual Sigma Delta Pi Day virtual event to commemorate the first formal induction of members on May 1, 1920,
a recording is now available that you may share with all interested parties: https://youtu.be/vBgvhRD4udA.

Yesterday’s event highlighted the history of the Orden de Don Quijote, one of the Society’s highest honors, and culminated with the virtual induction into this Order of Drs. Joan L. Brown (U of Delaware) and Michael Scott Doyle (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) for their outstanding contributions to Hispanism.
A complete list of past initiates is available at https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/711-2/.
This and other select past events, historical documents, and archived photos from triennial conventions and other occasions are available at
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/archives-and-photos/.

May Special:

During the entire month of May to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi Day on May 1, complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book when purchased through Sigma Delta Pi’s national website (click here).  A great gift for graduating members! (Copies not obtained through the national headquarters are not part of this special May offer.)

For additional announcements and news:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/

Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month, History Book Special and Ruth Barnes Replica Membership Pin

November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday,
complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website: https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.
This book can serve as a special award/recognition for chapter members or guest speakers, or as a holiday gift.

There is still time to hold a fall 2020 initiation of new members!

Remember that the limited-edition, Ruth Barnes replica membership pin (pictured above)
is issued to every new member initiated through December 31, 2020
to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s very first, formal initiation ceremony on May 1, 1920.

Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at
https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

November 2020: National Charter Month, Remote Poetry Recital on 11/14 @ 4:00pm (EST), Sigma Delta Pi’s History Book

November is Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month!

Recital Virtual de Poesía


To celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st birthday and National Charter Month, join us via ZOOM
(link forthcoming) on Saturday, November 14 from 4:00-5:00pm (EST) for our
inaugural national poetry recital.

Recite a poem in Spanish or simply attend!

To perform during the event:

  • Poems may be original (authored by submitter) or by someone else, and must be in Spanish; no poem may exceed 2 minutes when recited (reading is acceptable).
  • Initial restriction of 2 poems per chapter (not 2 poems per member, but 1 poem per student member); participants must be Sigma Delta P members and active members of the Society.
  • Preference given to our student members of the Society.
  • Those planning to recite a poem must send it via e-mail as a specific request to sdpnational@gmail.com by November 6. E-mail must include student’s complete name, home chapter, a copy of the poem, and identification of the poem’s author.
  • All Sigma Delta Pi members are invited to attend, but only those with submitted and accepted poems may recite.
  • Depending upon the number of submissions, these rules may be modified to ensure robust participation (e.g., a chapter could have more than 2 persons reciting, and chapter advisers may recite depending upon).
  • All questions to sdpnational@gmail.com.
  • Zoom details will be sent to all the week of 11/9.

During this entire month and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday on November 14,
complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website:

 https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.

If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-day and National Charter Month?
Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at  

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

November 2020: Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-Day, National Charter Month, and Remote Poetry Recital on 11/14 @ 4:00pm (EST)

NEXT MONTH:
November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-day and National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month, complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website:

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.

If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-day and National Charter Month? Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at: 

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

Recital Virtual de Poesía

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 14 from 4-5:00pm (EST) for Sigma Delta Pi’s inaugural national poetry recital via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday. Recite a poem in Spanish, or simply attend!

If you wish to recite a poem, please note the following:

  • Poems may be original (authored by submitter) or by someone else, and must be in Spanish; no poem may exceed 2 minutes when recited (reading is acceptable).
  • Initial restriction of 2 poems per chapter (not 2 poems per member, but 1 poem per student member); participants must be Sigma Delta P members and active members of the Society.
  • Preference given to our student members of the Society.
  • Those planning to recite a poem must send it via e-mail as a specific request to sdpnational@gmail.com by November 6. E-mail must include student’s complete name, home chapter, a copy of the poem, and identification of the poem’s author.
  • All Sigma Delta Pi members are invited to attend, but only those with submitted and accepted poems may recite.
  • Depending upon the number of submissions, the rules above may be modified to ensure robust participation (e.g., a chapter could have more than 2 persons reciting, and chapter advisers may recite depending upon).
  • All questions to sdpnational@gmail.com.
  • Zoom details will be sent to all the week of 11/9

November 2020: Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-Day, National Charter Month, Various Events & Opportunities

NEXT MONTH:
November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-day and National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month,
complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website:
 https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.
 
If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-day and National Charter Month?
Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.
 
Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 14 at 4:00pm for a national poetry recital via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday.
Details forthcoming for participation.

Sigma Delta Pi’s History Panel at the 102nd Annual AATSP Conference in Puerto Rico, July 2020: Recorded and Available Now Online!

SIGMA DELTA PI HISTORY PANEL

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100 YEARS OF HISTORY:
SIGMA DELTA PI, THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE HISPANIC HONOR SOCIETY (1919-2019), AND ITS CHAPTERS

This panel was originally accepted and scheduled for presentation at the AATSP’s 102nd Annual Conference in Puerto Rico in July 2020.
Because of the conference’s postponement due to COVID-19, in early June 2020 participates recorded their planned presentations (click to access).

Sigma Delta Pi’s Latest History: Special Offer for Month of May

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Published in hard cover on April 28, 2020 by Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic MonographsSigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019 is now available at Amazon (click here).

During the entire month of May to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi Day on May 1, complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s 2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website (click here).

If you missed the May 1 Facebook Live reading of select chapters from this book, the recording is found at “Reading of Sigma Delta Pi’s New History (click here).”

“Sigma Delta Pi Day” on May 1, 2020: RSVP for a Live FB Reading of the Society’s New History

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”/“Sigma Delta Pi Day”: Friday, May 1, 2020

Miriam Burt

Miriam Burt, founding member of Sigma Delta Pi.

To celebrate the centennial of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920 at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA, Sigma Delta Pi will host a special live event on Facebook:

Rediscovering a Century

Sigma Delta Pi’s 239-page history will be published next month
by Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs.
At 7:30pm (EDST) on Friday, May 1, via Facebook Live (click here to RSVP) the author will read select passages from his book and answer questions from members about the Society’s 100-year history.   Sigma Delta Pi’s members and friends are invited.

Sigma Delta Pi: Latest Historical Note Published in _MIFLC Review_

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Anticipating the publication of the book
Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century (1919-2019) in summer 2020,
we are pleased to share the latest historical note published in
volume 19, fall 2018-19 of the MIFLC Review:

Reflections on a Common Past: MIFLA and Sigma Delta Pi”
by Mark P. Del Mastro

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