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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-139
Black Studies
BLST-355
An analysis of the interrelationship between the cultural phenomenon and the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, particularly the way in which th...

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-452
East Asian Studies
EAST-264
Environmental
ENVS-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-452

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-200
The required mid-level course for all International Studies majors....
International Studies
INTL-451
Latin Caribbean
LACS-200
Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Studies....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-201
A comprehensive introduction to the nature of the problem of the Latin American society....

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
POSC-353
In this course we will seek to understand the motives and objectives of Russian foreign and military policies....
PPE
POSC-451
Written consent....

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-349
One of the primary ways that social power and control are exercised is through the establishment and enforcement of "norms": gender norms...
Queer Studies
QS-275
Feminism can radically challenge traditional ways of doing philosophy....
Women Studies
WMST-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....
Women Studies
WMST-362

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.