Important Dates for MFA Students

2017-2018

Dec. 11:  Deadline for signing up to take the Spring 2018 MFA Comprehensive Exam.

Jan. 14, 2018: Thesis publication or request publishing embargo deadline.

Feb. 1:  Deadline for August 2018 graduates to file their “Request for Candidacy” forms (requires MFA Advisor’s signature).

Feb. 10: Deadline for May 2018 graduates to file or reactivate application for graduation with GAPE.

Feb. 19:  MFA Comprehensive Exam distributed electronically (9:00 AM)

Feb. 22:  MFA Comprehensive Exam due (5:00 PM)

April 1:  Approximate deadline for December 2018 graduates to file their “Request for Candidacy” forms (requires MFA Advisor’s signature).

April 1:  Deadline for applications for 2018-2019 TA and GAships due to the Graduate Coordinator.

April 8:  Tentative Deadline for May 2018 graduates to submit signed theses to the Graduate Studies Office.

May 12:  MFA Reading

 

 

CLA SJSU

Center for Literary Arts Events 

Nov. 8: 7 p.m. – William Finnegan (Cox Lecture) Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction for Barbarian Days – Reading and Conversation with Steve Kettmann at Cafe Stritch. Reception to follow with cash bar.

Feb. 8: 7 p.m. – Natalie Baszile – Reading and Conversation with Selena Anderson in MLK 225. This is a free literary event.

Mar. 20: 7 p.m. – Don George (Lurie Author-in-Residence, Spring 2018) – Reading and Book Signing in MLK 225/229. This is a free literary event.

April 12: 7 p.m. – Peter Balakian (Lewandowski Poet) Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Ozone Journal – Reading and Conversation with SJSU President Mary Papazian at the Hammer Theatre Centre.