Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |November 18, 2013| Number 13

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

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Fellowship Payment

Graduate students on fellowship for the Fall semester (8/16/13-12/15/13), will receive their last fellowship payment on 12/16/13.Upcoming Events

Patrick McGrath’s final defense is scheduled for TODAY -
Monday, November 11from 2-4

Congratulations

Patrick McGrath successfully defended his dissertation “Renouncing Sex and the Self:  Asceticism in Early Modern England,” (Mohamed (chair); Perry, Gray, L. Newcomb, Markley) on 11/11/13.

Fall 2013 – Dates to Remember
November 22: Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
Nov 23-Dec 1: Fall vacation for students
Nov 28 - 29: Thanksgiving Break (all campus holiday)
December 2: Instruction resumes
December 6: Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
December 6: Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
December 6: Last day to drop a second half-session course, without a grade of W (without approval)
December 11: Instruction ends
December 12: Reading Day
December 12: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 12: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 12: Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last spring or summer to prevent F by rule
December 13: Last day to complete deposit of December master’s theses
Dec 13 – 20: Final examination period
December 20: Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
December 23: December degree conferral (no commencement)