MA student Jim Madigan has a poem, "Plague Mirror," in Global Poemic, as well as two poems in the Stanford literary journal Mantis (print only).
MA student Nick Dertinger has two poems in the latest issue of Wolf Jaw magazine: "Cycles of Existence" and "The Burial."
ASAP: Multiple lecturer positions in the University of Arizona English Department's Writing Program.
Events & Deadlines
Reminder for PhD candidates: Committee Recommendation Forms must be submitted to the DGS Office (Vicki) a minimum of three weeks before the defense.
July 5: Independence Day observed.
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.
Aug 18: Comp Camp (details TBA).
Aug 19: Department Orientation for new students, 12:30-2:30 via Zoom.
Check the UPenn CFP website for current and future conferences in your fields and subfields, including conferences especially for graduate students.
Aug 31: A is For, a NYC based nonprofit organization that amplifies art and artists that work to end the stigma against abortion. Founded in 2012 by actresses and activists, Martha Plimpton and Kellie Overbey, A is For works at the intersection of art and reproductive justice. Three winners will be announced in early November 2021. The winning plays will be presented as rehearsed readings during our virtual ONE-ACT Festival in December 2021. For full contest criteria and to submit your play, visit: aisfor.org/contest.
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.
If you are fully vaccinated, you will be exempted from the saliva testing requirements to be on campus, if you fill out the vaccination attestation on healthcheck.uic.edu!
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