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Denison's interdisciplinary courses engage students in topics of study that span across traditional divisional structures to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

Black Studies
BLST-235
An introductory study of the Black experience in America, this course will survey the field by examining in series, the various social institutions...
Black Studies
BLST-165
Beginning with "classic" theoretical readings on Gender and Imperialism, this seminar will provide a forum to "explore" the gen...

The Black Studies Program is designed to investigate the Black experience in the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean, drawing on the expertise of faculty members across academic disciplines.

Rising seniors and below may apply for summer research grants focused on the East Asian region. The research is guided by a faculty member and culminates in a project and a presentation.

East Asian Studies
EAST-235
This course is designed to provide an introduction to modern Chinese and Japanese fiction for the student who has little or no background in the la...
East Asian Studies
EAST-131
An introduction to the art and visual culture of India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia focusing on historical, religious and social issues and the...
Environmental
ENVS-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-240
This course gives students a chance to explore the realm of proactive change in the environmental arena....

The biological reserve, established by the Board of Trustees in 1966, encompasses 350 acres in three contiguous sections that are within easy walking distance of the campus.

Each February, the International Studies Program holds a Human Rights Film Festival. The 2013 films included Putin’s Kiss, Bidder 70, Call Me Kuchu, and Words of Witness.

International Studies
INTL-452
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-220
Reading and discussion of literary works from the Spanish-speaking world....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-230
An introduction to the study of Hispanic cultures, both Peninsular and Latin American; this course presents the basic context of the customs, belie...

In Latin American & Caribbean Studies, students explore, analyze, discuss, read and write about a variety of themes directly related to Latin America. This in turn encourages students to reflect on their own cultural...

Org Studies students develop an understanding of the human condition and the complex nature of systems and institutions, as well as the capacity for analysis that moves beyond simplistic solutions.

Organizational Studies

Download the Organizational Studies Application and Recommendation form for entry into the program.

Summer Session features the participation of exceptional Denison alumni, and focuses on the application of organizational skills. Students learn to interpret the problems faced by organizations in private and public sectors.

PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....

Philosophy, Politics and Economics is an interdisciplinary program designed around the historical, methodological and theoretical connections between philosophy, politics and economics.

Concentration Only

Queer Studies examines the cultural, social and political implications of sexuality and gender from the perspective of those marginalized by the dominant sexual ethos.

Queer Studies
QS-280
This is a special topics course originating in the Religion Department....
Women Studies
WMST-351
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Humanities and satisfies the humanities distribution requirement for the Women's Stud...
Women Studies
WMST-379
An interdisciplinary course designed to introduce students to historical and theoretical treatments of topics such as the essentialism vs....

With the support of the Laura C. Harris endowment, the Women’s Studies Program has hosted internationally renowned scholars such as bell hooks, Cynthia Enloe, Carol Cohn and Spike Peterson.