Ethics, Æsthetics, Ecology, Education

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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) 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