Conferences and Symposia

The College of The Arts hosts a variety of conferences and symposia associated with our student and faculty research. Our focus is on interdisciplinary research and emphasizes expansion and incorporation of the arts into the larger research fields. A few of our interdisciplinary research focuses include art and health, music and education, dance and disability and so much more.


Symposium: Politics of the Portrait/Photography as Activism

Oct 11, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the USF Music Conference Center (MUS 172) - Join us for a lively afternoon discussion of political and contemporary aesthetic considerations raised by the exhibition Miki Kratsman: People I Met (on display at the USF Contemporary Art Museum from Aug. 20 – Dec. 8). USF faculty members will be moderated by USFCAM curator-at-large Christian Viveros-Fauné. The Miki Kratsman: People I Met exhibition will be open following the symposium for a reception from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.


International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Conference 2019

2019 IDRS Tampa, FL

July 14 – 18, 2019 - The University of South Florida's School of Music, and co-hosts Amy Collins, oboe; and John Kehayes, bassoon; are pleased to announce the hosting of The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) 2019 Conference on the Tampa campus. This conference welcomes double reed players and enthusiasts from all over the world and includes world-class artists, and a comprehensive display of exhibits of instruments and double reed merchandise from around the world.