Senior Majors Calendar
As with any major, the senior year is an exciting and busy one with a number of important dates. The Department of French and Francophone Studies cultivates and supports its majors with great attention, offering multiple opportunities for both academic and social gatherings. Below is a representative list of some of the important dates for 2015-2016.
September 9 — La Rentrée!/Back to School–Be in touch with your adviser before hitting campus!
September 15 —First “Atelier de recherches” the road ahead
September 22—Second “Atelier de recherches” Due date for fall thesis topics for Fall
September 23 — Soirée crêpes “Chez Roger” (RogerW G17 6-8pm)
September 28 —”Tales from Abroad” stories from semester or year abroad (RogerW 413 7-9pm)
October 13—Third “Atelier de recherches” How to conduct research at the library and use various search engines to identify secondary sources
October 27—Fourth “Atelier de recherches” How to introduce quotes. Portfolio Part 1
December 11 —Final “Atelier” in the Cultural Kitchen; due date for fall thesis, winter thesis topic and honors thesis decision
January 11 — Winter semester begins!
January 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–panels welcome
January 19 — First “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Due date for winter thesis topics and Portfolio Part 2
February 2 — Second “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Portfolio Part 3
February 19: Due date for the personal essay of the Portfolio
March 15 — Third “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Reporting progress and Portfolio feedback
March 25 — Portfolios due
April 1st — Mount David Summit–participation welcome and encouraged
April 8 — Final day of class; winter thesis due
May 26 — Final reception for senior majors
May 29 — Commencement!