Important Dates for MFA Students


Sept. 10:  Deadline for December 2018 graduates to file or reactivate application for graduation with GAPE.

Sept. 28:  MFA Comprehensive Exam distributed (9 AM).

Oct. 1:  MFA Comprehensive Exam due (5 PM).

Oct. 1:  Deadline for May 2019 graduates to file Departmental Request for Candidacy form.

Oct. 8:  Deadline for December 2018 graduates to submit MFA thesis completed draft to thesis committee members.

Oct. 26:  Deadline to submit thesis proposals for Spring 2019 credits to Grad Committee.

Nov. 5:  Deadline for December 2018 graduates to submit signed thesis for review by GS&R.



Center for Literary Arts Events 

Sept. 21: 7 p.m. – Reed 151 Launch Party featuring T.C. Boyle at the Hammer Theatre Centre.

Oct. 17: 7 p.m. – Gary Kamiya Reading and Conversation with Michael Johns at the Hammer Theatre Centre, 4.

Nov. 7: 7 p.m. – Mighty Mike McGee Reading and Conversation with Tshaka Campbell at  Café Stritch, 374 S 1st St, San Jose.

Feb. 28: 7 p.m. – Lurie Author-in-Residence Nayomi Munaweera Reading in MLK 255.

Mar. 7: 7 p.m. – Steinbeck Fellows Reading:  Kirstin Chen, R.O. Kwon, and Vanessa Hua in the Center for Steinbeck Studies, MLK 590.

Apr. 4: 7 p.m. – Paul Beatty Reading and Conversation with William Armaline at the Hammer Theatre Centre