The FAQs section addresses questions prospective students might have concerning application for our graduate programs.


Q:  Can I apply for graduate programs online?

Yes. Please go to online application.

Q:  Can I apply for admission for the Spring Semester?

No, the department only considers Fall applicants.

Q:  Does the program accept part-time Ph.D. students?


Q:  What is the deadline for applying to the program?

January 15th.

Q:  Should I send my official transcripts department?


Q:  When will my file be reviewed by the Graduate Studies Committee?

The Graduate Studies Committee will start reviewing files in February.

Q:  What is the correct mailing address?

Stony Brook State University of New York

Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory

Humanities Building - Room 2048 

Stony Brook, NY 11794-5355



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CAT Colloquium Series

Graduate Student Colloquium

 26 March 2014 

Co-Sponsored Events

Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic Narratives

23 April 2014

 Q/F/T Inaugural Lecture, Heather Love " Queer Method and the Postwar History of Sexuality Studies"

23 April 2014 


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Brooke Belisle, a 2013 New Faculty Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies will join the department next year. "Click here for more information"

New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies

The Department is pleased to announce that the new MA/PhD program in Women's and Gender Studies has received official certification.  "Click here for more information"


Raiford Guins new book "Game After" will be published in February 2014 with MIT Press.

Victoria Hesford's new book "Feeling Women's Liberation" was published with Duke University Press in June.


Kudos Newsletter 

February 2014

The Humanities Institute

Cultural Analysis and Theory • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5355 • Phone: 631.632.7460 • Fax: 631.632.5707