IX. Graduate Programs

Critical Studies in Improvisation

The MA & PhD programs in Critical Studies in Improvisation investigate the dynamic relationships between improvised creative practices and broader social relations in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Coordinated by the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation at the University of Guelph, the programs offer a collaborative intellectual environment where scholars in the field of improvisation studies activate new social and creative configurations of power, new strategies for facilitating social justice, and new tactics to interpret and address the ever-changing world around us. Crucially, this work is enacted through students’ critical, practical, rigorous investigation of the processes and impacts of improvised creative practices.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1