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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-356
A study of representative samples of Black literature ranging from slave narratives to contemporary Black fiction....
Black Studies
BLST-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....

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-451
East Asian Studies
EAST-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-451
Environmental Studies
ENVS-196
What is environmentalism? How is environmentalism practiced in the developed First World (the North) and the developing Third World (the South)?...

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-364
Written consent....
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-340
In this course we explore social movements as a primary means of social change....
Queer Studies
QS-350
This is a special topics course originating in the English Department....
Women Studies
WMST-451
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...

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.