Interdisciplinary Programs
Your Academic Journey

Denison's interdisciplinary courses engage students in topics of study that span across traditional divisional structures to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

Black Studies
Black Studies
This seminar will examine the struggle for African-American equality from the 1930s to 1970....

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
This course examines a special group of Chinese texts that will not only enlighten, but also delight modern readers: ancient Taoist text written in...
East Asian Studies
This course is an introduction to Chinese visual culture from prehistoric times through the Mao era....
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....

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
A mid-level topics course that allows students to build upon concepts and theories introduced in INTL-100 and 200....
International Studies
Latin Caribbean
Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Studies....

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.

Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
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
This is a special topics course originating in the Dance Department....
Queer Studies
Intensive study of drama from 1956 to the present, with an emphasis on British and American playwrights....
Women Studies
We will critically examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media, a...
Women Studies
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Humanities and satisfies the humanities distribution requirement for the Women's and ...

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.