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A unique PhD community for scholars and scholar/artists

School of Interdisciplinary Arts

Explore Our Programs

  • Scholar Track (PhD)

    In the dynamic contemporary world, as the boundaries among the arts become increasingly permeable, we recognize the methodological importance of multidisciplinary scholarship to facilitate our critical understanding of the arts.

    Scholar Track (PhD)
  • Scholar/Artist Track (PhD)

    For students who wish to combine scholarly study with artistic work at the Ph.D. level, the School of Interdisciplinary Arts provides the Scholar/Artist track. This integration is a nascent program that consists of a scholarly and creative dissertation, rather than a traditional focus.

    Scholar/Artist Track (PhD)
  • Undergraduate Studies

    Engaging undergraduates in the interdisciplinary study of the arts through general education courses—Interdisciplinary Arts plays a vital role in promoting the arts in the university, the larger community and the region. Explore our undergraduate studies opportunities, a joint effort within the schools and divisions of the College of Fine Arts.

    Undergraduate Studies
  • Interdisciplinarity Defined

    The topic of Interdisciplinary Arts as defined by faculty in our program, from historians, to performers, musicologists to theater scholars, each brings a unique perspective to the understanding of the interdisciplinary research community.

    Interdisciplinarity Defined
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships

    The School of Interdisciplinary Arts offers competitive graduate teaching associate stipends which include a tuition scholarship. Among these, two maxi stipends are awarded annually.

    Financial Aid and Scholarships

In the dynamic contemporary world, as the boundaries among the arts become increasingly permeable, we recognize the methodological importance of multidisciplinary scholarship to facilitate our critical understanding of the arts.

Explore the PhD Scholar Track

Featured Events

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  • Garrett Field Delivers Invited Lecture at the University of Chicago's South Asia Seminar Series 

    April 2, 2019

    On April 18 Dr. Garrett Field will deliver an invited lecture at the University of Chicago for their South Asia Seminar Series. The lecture is entitled, "Syllable Scrambling in Dhivehi Poetry of the Maldives."

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  • New Guest Curator Program at the Kennedy Museum of Art

    April 1, 2019

    The Kennedy Museum of Art announces a Guest Curator Program, an opportunity for members of Ohio University and surrounding communities to engage in the creative and central role of the curatorial process supported by the expertise and resources of the academic museum staff. 

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  • 2019 Athens International Film + Video Festival is April 8-14!

    March 21, 2019

    This year’s festival presents 267 films, from 58 countries, selected from a pool of 2,300 submissions.

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  • 9th Global Arts and Music Festival

    March 7, 2019

    Celebrating Global Arts, Education and Diversity at Ohio University, APRIL 1-5, 2019. A week overflowing with dance, film, music, theatre, visual arts, and world languages!  

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