Important Dates for MFA Students

Fall 2022 (Dates subject to change)

September 1

Deadline for December 2022 Graduates to submit or reactive Graduation Application form to GAPE.

September 1

Deadline to file or reactivate graduation application and graduation date change petition forms.

September 12

Deadline to sign up for Fall 2022 MFA Exam.

September 12

Deadline for December 2022 graduates to submit MFA or MA Thesis completed draft to Thesis Director.

October 3

Deadline for May 2022 graduates to file Departmental Request for Candidacy form.

October 3

Deadline for December 2022 graduates to submit MFA (298D or 299) and MA theses to first reader readers.

October 14

MFA Comprehensive Exam distributed (9 AM). DUE BACK Oct. 17 (5 PM).

October 14

Deadline for submitting 298D or 299 Thesis manuscripts to second and third readers.

November 1

Deadline for May Graduates to submit signed thesis proposals to the Department Graduate Committee to be approved to take Spring 2023 thesis units.

November 14

Deadline for December 2022 graduates to submit thesis for review by Graduate Studies College or the English Department for Departmental Theses (298D).

December 17

Last day to sign up for the Spring 2021 MFA Comprehensive Exam. Sign up here.

January 11, 2023

Graduate Studies thesis publication and request for publishing embargo deadline. Or deadline for submitting Departmental Thesis for hardcopy publication.

January 27, 2023

Publication deadline for submitting University Theses to ProQuest and Scholar Works. And for submitting Departmental Theses for binding.

February 1, 2023

Deadline for May 2023 graduates to file or reactivate graduation applications with GAPE.

April 17, 2023

Deadline for May 2023 graduates to submit signed theses to the Graduate Studies Office or to the English Department for Departmental Thesis (298D). 


CLA SJSU

Center for Literary Arts Reading Series for 2022/2023 (Dates subject to change)

September 8
 
Shirley Geok-lin Lim // Crowdcast // 7PM PST
 
 
Crowdcast
September 29
Reed 155 Feat. Ocean Vuong // Hammer Theatre // 7PM PST
 
 
October 2
CLA Book Club: Time Is a Mother by Ocean Vuong
 
Zoom 4:00-5:00 PM PST
Meeting ID: 839 0490 2395
Passcode: 593754
October 16
CLA Book Club: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
 
Zoom 4:00-5:00 PM PST
Meeting ID:
897 4385 4147
Passcode: 644989
October 18
CLA and Steinbeck Center Present Jacqueline Woodson // Student Union Theater // 7PM PST
 
 
November 6
CLA Book Club for How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang
 
Zoom 4:00-5:00 PM PST
Meeting ID: 897 569 5484
Passcode: 569292
November 10
C. Pam Zhang, Vanessa Hua, and Kirstin Chen // Hammer Theatre (Black Box Theatre) // 7PM PST
   
February 23
Hanif Abdurraqib // Hammer Theatre // 7PM PST
 
 
 
March 23
Jean Guerrero // Student Union Theatre // 7PM PST
 
 
 
April 27
Joy Williams // Student Union Theatre // 7PM PST
 
 
 
May 4
Anthony Derr // Student Union Theatre // 7PM PST