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Conf Historical Persistence in Comparative Development Conference

henry bruton The passing of Professor Henry Bruton

Meet the Class of 2015: 30 students from 22 different countries

rc2Brochure: General information about applying to the CDE program

rc3aWorking Papers: On economic development topics

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Calendar for 2015-2016

The calendar and this schedule will be revised as the semester progresses so please check back here frequently.

Detailed Monthly Calendar

Download monthly calendar in PDF format. Includes class schedules and CDE seminars. Right-click (control-click on a Mac) and save it to your desktop.

Academic Year Begins

Arrival, August 7, 2015:
CDE house opens for the fellows of the Class of 2016
Required Academic Orientation Begins: Monday, August 10

First Semester 2015

Sep. 9, Opening meeting
Sep. 10, Classes begin
Sep. 19, Convocation
Oct. 12-13 Fall Reading Period (no classes)
Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
Nov. 25 – Nov 29, No classes, no meals served at CDE
Nov. 30, Classes resume
Dec. 11, Fall classes end
Dec. 16 – 21, Final Exams
Dec. 22, Winter Break Begins
Dec. 22 – Jan. 3, No classes, no meals served at CDE or at the College

Winter Study 2016

Jan. 4, Winter Study Classes Begin – No Late Arrivals
Jan. 28, Winter Study Classes End
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, Winter Recess, required field trip to New York City

Second Semester 2016

Feb. 3, Second Semester Begins
Mar. 18, Spring Break Begins after classes
Mar. 20 – 24, Washington, DC required field trip
Mar. 25 – Apr. 3, No meals served at CDE or the College
Apr. 4, Spring Classes Resume
May 13, Spring Classes End
May 18 – 23, Final Exams
May 24 – 25, Paper Presentations

Graduation and Departure

June 3, CDE Class Night
June 5, Graduation, followed by luncheon at the CDE
June 5, Departures begin after 3 p.m.
June 6, All students must vacate the CDE by 3 p.m.

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