Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |April 7, 2014| Number 24

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Upcoming Events
Dan Wong final defense is scheduled for April 11th  from 2pm-4pm.

Congratulations!
Tania Lown-Hecht
successfully defended her dissertation “Adrift at Home: Interior Space and Disorientation in Twentieth-Century British" (Mahaffey (chr); Gaedtke, Burton, Hart on 4/2/14.

Michael Black
successfully defended his dissertation “Transparent Cultures: Imagined Users and the Politics of Software Design (1975-2012)" (Markley (chr); Underwood, Schaffner, T. Newcomb, Littlefield on 4/4/14.

Jill Clements
successfully defended her dissertation “Death, Writing, and Remembrance in Anglo-Saxon England" (C. Wright (chr); Trilling, Camargo, Schulman on 4/4/14.

Erin McQuiston
successfully defended her dissertation “Toxic Gardens: Narratives of Toxicity in Twentieth-Century American and British Fiction”  (Markley (chr); Schaffner, Littlefield, Alaimo on 4/4/14.


Spring 2014 – Dates to Remember 
April 7: Registration for summer and fall begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for  your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self Service             (https://apps.uillinois.edu/selfservice/)
April 11: Last day to add a second half-session course
April 11: Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
April 18: Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
April 18: Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
April 18: Last day to elect credit-no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit-no-credit option to a regular grade
April 18: Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without approval)
April 18: Last day to add name to May degree list.  Must use Web Self-Service
April 25: Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
May 2: 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
May 2: Last day to drop a second half-session course
May 7: Instruction ends
May 8: Reading Day
May 8: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 8: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 8: Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
May 9-16: Final examination period      
May 16: Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
May 17: May degree conferral (Commencement)