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Interdisciplinary

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-326
This course grapples with a basic but fundamental question that has been at the heart of much scholarship on Africa: how is southern Africa's ...
Black Studies
BLST-154
This course examines the diverse arts and visual culture of Africa....

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-273
This course uses film and modern literature to consider responses to political, economic, and sociological changes in Japanese society over the cou...
East Asian Studies
EAST-408
In this required course, senior majors will research and prepare the senior thesis....
Environmental
ENVS-401
This course is required for ENVS majors with senior standing unless they are pursuing senior research (ENVS 451/452)....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-124
This course will examine the role of race and politics in Latin America by examining concepts such as mesticagem or racial mixture and how that sha...

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-452
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-452
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-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....
Queer Studies
QS-235
An introductory study of the Black experience in America, this course will survey the field by examining in series, the various social institutions...
Women Studies
WMST-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...
Women Studies
WMST-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....

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.