Important Dates for MFA Students
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
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.