Interdisciplinary Studies (MA)

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Program Description

Our classes are innovative, intersectional, and interdisciplinary, and span a wide range of subjects: gender and sexuality studies, science studies, theories of the everyday, ethnography, literary theory, and interdisciplinary histories of photography, art, and print culture. Our faculty draws on the resources of the university and the city, introducing students to archives, galleries, readings, and screenings both on and off campus. Conversely, we ask students to bring their own curiosities and creative pursuits into dialogue with their intellectual work. Many of our students develop exhibitions, produce films, write books, experiment with digital media and incubate collaborative projects, all while refining their academic research and writing skills.


All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit the general application requirements, which include:

See XE: Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.