Graduate Student Calendar

2017 Calendar

 

May

5 - Sam Hamilton will be presenting his dissertation, "(Re)Presentations of Self-Culture: Sampling Digital Literacies and American Citizenship" (1:00 PM - 407 CL)

 

June

9 - Kerry Banazek will be presenting her dissertation, "Complex Descriptive Systems: An Object-Oriented Poetics for Rhetoric and Writing" (11:00 AM - 501 CL)

16 - Matthew Kelly will be presenting his dissertation, "Now You're Playing With Pedagogy: Video Games, Digital Literacies, and Trans-Media Participatory Cultures" (12:00 PM - 512 CL)

 

July

14 - Julie Nakama will be presenting her dissertation, "Shopping the Look: Hollywood Costume Production and American Fashion Consumption, 1960-1969" (11:00 AM - 501 CL)

17 - Tara Propper will be presenting her dissertation, "(Re)Presenting the Public in Print: Examining African American Media Activism at the Century's Turn" (11:00 AM - 501 CL)

21 - Jess FitzPatrick will be presenting her dissertation, "Hacking the Future: The Space of Earth in Postcolonial Science Fiction" (11:00 AM - 501 CL)

24 - Elizabeth Oliphant will be presenting her dissertation, "Inventing the Southwest: How Modernists Shaped an American Regional Experience" (1:00 PM - 501 CL) 

 

August

22 - Graduate Student Orientation - this is an opportunity to learn about services and programs offered by the University. The orientation will occur from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, with a picnic and cookout to follow from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.on the Cathedral of Learning Lawn by the Log Cabin. This event is organized by the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG), with support from Graduate Studies in the Office of the Provost. For more information, see the GPSG orientation site (http://gpsg.pitt.edu/gpsg-orientation-2017/)

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

8 - All bound and approved MFA manuscripts for graduating MFA students are due to the Graduate Administrator (12:00 PM - 529C CL)