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 2014-2015.
September 3 — La Rentrée!/Back to School–Be in touch with your adviser before hitting campus!
September 9 —First “Atelier de recherches” the road ahead
September 16—Second “Atelier de recherches” Due date for fall thesis topics for Fall
September 17 —”Tales from Abroad” stories from semester or year abroad (RogerW 413 7-9pm)
September 30—Third “Atelier de recherches” How to conduct research at the library and use various search engines to identify secondary sources
October 1 — Soirée crêpes “Chez Roger” (RogerW G17 6-8pm)
October 28—Fourth “Atelier de recherches” How to introduce quotes. Portfolio Part 1
December 5 —Final “Atelier” in the Cultural Kitchen; due date for fall thesis, winter thesis topic and honors thesis decision
January 12 — Winter semester begins!
January 19 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–panels welcome
January 20 — First “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Due date for winter thesis topics and Portfolio Part 2
February 3 — Second “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Portfolio Part 3
February 13: Due date for the personal essay of the Portfolio
March 10 — Third “Atelier de recherches” of the winter semester. Reporting progress and Portfolio feedback
March 20 — Portfolios due
April 3 — Mount David Summit–participation welcome and encouraged
April 10 — Final day of class; winter thesis due
May 28 — Final reception for senior majors
May 31 — Commencement!