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Upcoming Graduate Events

July 2, 2019 (Tuesday)
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

Evelyn Soto’s dissertation defense will be held on July 2, 2019 in the Faculty Lounge. The title of Evelyn’s dissertation is “Beyond the Black Legend: Spanish-American Political Imaginaries in the U.S., 1800-1855. Evelyn’s faculty advisor is David...

July 11, 2019 (Thursday)
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher Bennett Hall, Faculty Lounge

Keyana Parks will be celebrating the completion of, and giving a talk on her, her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "The Absurdity of Colorblindness: Post Blackness in Twenty-first Century African American Satire to "Real(ly) Absurd: Post...

July 15, 2019 (Monday)
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

Howie Tam will be giving his dissertation defense on Monday July 15, 2019. The title of his dissertation is "Rewriting Vietnam: Forms of Nationhood in Diasporic Literature." His dissertation committee consists of Josephine Park, David Eng, and Amy...

July 22, 2019 (Monday)
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge, room 135

August 26, 2019 (Monday)
secondyears 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Faculty Offices

firstyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge (room 135)

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Graduate Lounge

September 4, 2019 (Wednesday)
(All day)

FBH

September 12, 2019 (Thursday)
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

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October 10, 2019 (Thursday)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Grad Lounge)

October 11, 2019 (Friday)
fifthyears (All day)

FBH

WIPs Sign-up for Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Deadline

October 18, 2019 (Friday)
thirdyears Third Years and Faculty Committees (All day)

FBH

  • Dates for written and oral portions of Field Exams should be scheduled. Written Field Exams begin no sooner than 2 weeks before Thanksgiving and no later than last day of fall classes (Thursday, November 8- Monday, December 10, 2018...
October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
(All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

November 8, 2019 (Friday) to December 10, 2019 (Tuesday)
thirdyears Third Years and Faculty Committees (All day)

FBH

  • Written Field Exams begin no sooner than 2 weeks before Thanksgiving and no later than last day of fall classes (Thursday, November 8- Monday, December 10, 2018). Oral portion of Field Exam takes place within 2 weeks of the...
November 8, 2019 (Friday)
fourthyears, fifthyears (All day)

FBH

November 27, 2019 (Wednesday)
fifthyears Faculty and Students 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

February 1, 2020 (Saturday)
fifthyears (All day)

FBH

SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships Due to Ann Marie Pitts by 12pm

(Students who expect to complete their dissertation in 2019-20 are ineligible)

fifthyears, sixthyears (All day)

FBH

February 7, 2020 (Friday)
fourthyears, fifthyears (All day)

FBH

fifthyears (All day)

FBH

Graduate Admissions Committee 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

February 12, 2020 (Wednesday)
firstyears, secondyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

50-Book Exam Discussion (12-1pm)

(First Years)

Field Exam List Discussion (1-2pm)

(Second Years)

February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
(All day)

FBH

March 1, 2020 (Sunday)
fourthyears (All day)

FBH

March 13, 2020 (Friday)
firstyears (All day)

FBH

March 17, 2020 (Tuesday) to March 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Faculty and Students (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

March 25, 2020 (Wednesday)
abd (All day)

FBH

April 8, 2020 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

  • Town Hall to coordinate Department Speaker Series and Graduate Group Coordinators for 2019-20.
April 12, 2020 (Sunday)
firstyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

(All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 19, 2020 (Sunday)
thirdyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 24, 2020 (Friday)
fifthyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 135 (Faculty Lounge)

April 26, 2020 (Sunday)
secondyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

August 24, 2020 (Monday)
secondyears 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Faculty Offices

firstyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge (room 135)

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Graduate Lounge

September 4, 2020 (Friday)
(All day)

FBH

September 10, 2020 (Thursday)
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

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