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.

FFS MajorCalendar 2015_16

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!