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Welcome to Interdisciplinary Studies at Purdue

What's Happening in SIS?
Fall 2014 School of Interdisciplinary Studies Newsletter

SIS graduate students receive awards

Comparative Literature Ph.D. student, Yuhan Huang, named as one of the "5 Students Who Move the World Forward"

Delayne Graham named as a "Momentum Maker"

American Studies Ph.D. student, Heather Moore, named as one of the "5 Students Who Move the World Forward"

Interdisciplinary Programs Video

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) consists of 15 interdisciplinary programs: African American Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Asian American Studies, Comparative Literature, Film & Video Studies, Global Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, Linguistics, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Peace Studies, Philosophy & Literature Ph.D. Program, Religious Studies, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. 

Three programs - American Studies, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics - offer Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. degrees.  Eleven programs offer the undergraduate major or minor.  In addition to the eleven programs is a minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies.

The Interdisciplinary Studies programs together represent an academic unit with its own faculty, resources and budgets, and representation on the Council of Department Heads.

 INDURE: Indiana Database for University Research Expertise

PURE: Purdue University Research Expertise databaseSearch for Purdue faculty members and their research activities by keyword search or by browsing different fields of study. Now online!


Purdue e-giftIt is now even easier to donate to the Interdisciplinary Studies Program using Purdue-gift.  Purdue-gift makes it simple to make a gift by credit card to Purdue.

Go to the following web address:

Click on "Make a Gift," choose "Other" from a dropdown menu, then type "Interdisciplinary Studies-CLA" in the text box, enter some information about yourself, submit your payment information, and the transaction is completed through Purdue's secure server.  Make your gift now in three easy steps.  It takes just a few minutes.