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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-229
In this class we will examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media...
Black Studies
BLST-451

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-239
Genre fiction (sometimes called "commercial fiction") around the world has been broadly categorized as less-refined, or less literary....
East Asian Studies
EAST-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-301
This keystone course is primarily for ENVS majors; minors are welcome....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...

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-451
Latin Caribbean
LACS-212
Drawing together the histories of Europe, Africa, and the Americas, this course explores the origins, development, and meanings of the new Atlantic...

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-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-245
A study of selected works by and about bisexual, gay, lesbian and transgender people....
Queer Studies
QS-311
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....
Women Studies
WMST-362
Women Studies
WMST-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...

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.