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A unique PhD community for scholars and scholar/artists

School of Interdisciplinary Arts

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    What Do We Mean By Interdisciplinary?
  • 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.

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Featured Events

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  • Recent Acquisitions: exhibition features storytelling through practices of collecting

    September 30, 2019
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  • Video essay by doctoral candidate Kazemimanesh featured in MAI: Feminism and Visual Culture

    September 6, 2019

    Sara Kazemimanesh, Doctoral Candidate in Interdisciplinary Arts and a scholar/artist in Film, has published a video essay, entitled Or Not, in the third issue of online peer-reviewed journal, MAI: Feminism and Visual Culture.

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  • Doctoral candidate Hayley McGuirk published in July 2019 Women's Studies journal

    September 5, 2019

    Hayley McGuirk, doctoral student of Art and Architectural History in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts, has an essay published in the 2019 Vol 48 issue of Women's Studies: An inter-disciplinary journal, published by Taylor & Francis, Inc. 

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  • Alumna Violet Patton Commits Transformational Gift to Fine Arts & Education

    August 30, 2019
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