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Upcoming Academic Conference

“Silenced Voices: Learning from the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas”

Oakton Community College
Des Plaines IL
April 17 - 18, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Ben Dangl, Author, The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia
Closing Plenary Speaker: Amalia Pallares, Author, Peasant Struggles to Indian Resistance: the Ecuadorian Andes in the late Twentieth Century


Call for Papers Deadline: January 10, 2014



Oakton now offers Hindi/Urdu language courses! The languages will be taught jointly, online. For more information, contact Marguerite Solari, Chair, Modern Languages, 847-376-7012, msolari@oakton.edu.


 

Study Abroad in Hyderabad India!

One month, Summer term

Study the History and Cultures of India, earn 6 Oakton credits

Scholarships available!

Application Deadline
February 1.

For an application and more information, contact Katherine Schuster, Ph.D., Global Studies Coordinator, schuster@oakton.edu, 847.376.7118.


Alumni Profile

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Stephanie Alcantar, only 23 years old, is an award-winning writer who has presented her work around the world.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar