The Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for the Master of Arts degree in Performance Studies. Full assistantships, including tuition are available. Conference travel support and research funding is available contingent on budget. The program emphasizes the ethnographic study of vernacular culture, with research strengths in Africana studies, dance and ritual studies, ethnomusicology, folklore, performance ethnography, popular music studies, theatre history, and media and women’s studies. In addition to coursework, the program includes a full performance season featuring residency workshops with distinguished visiting scholars and artists.
Texas A&M University is a Research I Very High Research Activity, AAU institution, one of two flagship research universities in the state.
Information on the application process, courses, and the degree plan can be found at http://performancestudies.tamu.edu/performance-studies. Please contact Dr. Kirsten Pullen, Director of Graduate Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
For full funding consideration for Fall 2013, students should apply by January 15, 2013. Applications will be reviewed until February 15, 2013 or until all assistantships are filled.