The OICR Academic Calendar is based on the rhythms of thinking, writing, and serious line-by-line editing.
FALL TERM 2018 Thursday, October 18–Friday, December 2
Portland EcoFilm Festival: Thursday, September 27-Sunday, September 30 First Day of Fall Term: Thursday, October 18 Poetry Airstream Festival, Seaview, Washington (co-sponsored with Mother Foucault’s Bookshop): Friday, October 19-Sunday, October 21 IWP Writer-in-Residence at OICR: Tuesday, November 6-Wednesday, November 21 (International Writers Project, University of Iowa) Reading Week: Monday, December 3-Friday, December 7 Winter Pecha Kucha: Thursday, December 13–Friday, December 14 Last Day of Fall Term: Friday, December 21 OICR Holiday Party: Sunday, December 16
WINTER BREAK: Monday, December 24-Wednesday, January 23
SPRING TERM 2019 Thursday, January 24–Friday, March 29
First Day of Spring Term: Thursday, January 24 CT+CR Collective: TBA Reading Week: Monday, March 11-Friday, March 15 Research Thesis Presentations: Thursday, March 21-Friday, March 22 Last Day of Spring Term: Friday, March 29 OICR SPRING EDIT-A-THON: Tuesday, April 9-Friday, April 12 OICR Spring Colloquium & Artist Residency: Tuesday, April 22-Friday, April 26 SPRING BREAK: Monday, April 29-Wednesday, May 29 Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency: May 2019
SUMMER TERM 2019 Thursday, May 30-Friday, August 2
First Day of Summer Term: Thursday, May 30 Reading Week: Monday, July 18-Friday, July 19 Research Thesis Presentations: Thursday, July 25-Friday, July 26 Last Day of Summer Term: Friday, August 2 OICR End-of-the-Year Celebration: Sunday, August 4