Important Deadlines for French Majors
- Monday, February 20, 2017:
Annotated bibliography due.
- Monday, February 27, 2017:
Thesis statement and outline due.
- Monday, March 27, 2017:
Rough draft of essay due.
- Monday, April 10, 2017:
Final draft of essay due.
- May 1-3:
- Thursday, October 6, 2016:
Declaration of intention to do a senior thesis.
- Meet with Brigitte Mahuzier or Grace Armstrong for the expectations for a thesis and
the various deadlines involved.
- Select readers.
- Thursday, November 3, 2016:
-Thesis proposal due. See details on linked guidelines page.
- Thursday, December 8, 2016:
- Final draft of thesis proposal due. Department signals acceptance of proposal or advice about its viability by Monday, December 20.
- Set up meeting schedule with First Reader.
- Winter Break.
- Thursday, February 2, 2017:
- Annotated bibliography due.
- Set schedule of chapter submission with primary reader.
- Thursday, February, 16, 2017:
- Submit a full thesis outline and working plan to primary reader.
- Thursday, April 6, 2017:
- Rough draft of the thesis due to the primary and secondary readers.
- Thursday, April 20, 2017:
- Final draft of the thesis due to all readers. Schedule oral exam.
- May 1-3:
Oral defense. A clean copy of the thesis printed on high-quality paper due at the time of the oral exam.
- September 6-13, 2016:
Meet with first (departmental) and second (outside) readers to finalize writing schedule. You will be asked to first produce an outline, then an annotated bibliography, and finally, chapters.
- Monday, October , 2016:
- Outline of project and tentative bibliography due.
- Monday, October 24, 2016:
- Annotated bibliography due. Ask your readers weeks in advance what that means.
- Monday, November 28,2016:
- First chapter due.
- Tuesday, January 1, 2017:
- Second chapter due.
- Monday, February 6, 2017:
- Third chapter due.
- Friday, March 3, 2017:
- Rough draft of entire thesis due.
- By Friday, April 7, 2017:
- Draft will be returned corrected by both readers.
- Friday, April 21, 2017:
- Final Draft due.
- May 1-3:
- Oral defense. A clean copy of the thesis printed on high-quality paper due at the time of the oral exam.