Welcome to your weekly UIC English grad student news digest.
Vicki Bolf, Graduate Studies Program Coordinator
To you (yes, you!) for getting through the semester and the week. Give yourself a well-deserved day (or week) off tomorrow.
ASAP: Four positions at the Newberry Library: Development Events Manager; Program Assistant, Chicago Studies & Scholarly and Undergraduate Programs; Program Coordinator, Adult Education Seminars; Program Coordinator, Public Programs.
Events & Deadlines
May 14: Round Table on anti-racist and activist creative writing pedagogy, part of the Mellon-funded Crossing Latinidades initiative led by Daniel Borzutzky. 2-4 pm. Registration link now live!
May 19: Summer I (4-week term) add/drop deadline.
June 1: Application deadline for Fall 2021 Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies programming.
June 18: Summer II (8-week term) add/drop deadline.
July 23: Last day to submit dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term (PhD only).
Aug 4: MA Project Certificate of Approval & completed MA project due to DGS Office for Summer graduation.
Check the UPenn CFP website for current and future conferences in your fields and subfields, including conferences especially for graduate students.
Funding & Grants
The Graduate College curates a weekly list of funding opportunities. Our colleagues in Urbana also maintain a database of external funding opportunities: UIUC Fellowship Finder.
Nasser Mufti is officially the Summer DGS starting on Sunday, May 16! Email him with any questions for the DGS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I will be on vacation all next week, so no newsletter for May 21!
If you need something to make you giggle and/or annoy your household, you could do worse than Alugalug Cat X The Kiffness.