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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-451
Black Studies
BLST-222
An examination of ethnographic/documentary film dealing with Africa as well as contemporary cinema produced by African filmmakers....

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-216
This course explores the basic teachings and historical development of the most influential religious traditions and schools of thought in East Asi...
East Asian Studies
EAST-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-256
Every human being has an intimate relationship with food, often with deep emotional facets. Yet we in the U.S....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-291
A study of humanity's relationship with and shifting conceptions of the nonhuman world....

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-363
Written consent....
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
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-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-260
A survey of psychological and biological aspects of sexuality....
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...
Women Studies
WMST-225
Selected poetry and prose by women guide inquiries into writing and gender and into related issues, such as sexuality, history, race, class, identi...
Women Studies
WMST-302
This course will consider how women artists have expressed what goes into the building of a home....

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.