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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-246
This course provides a venue in which to explore chosen topics in Black Studies at the intermediate level....
Black Studies
BLST-343
In this course, we begin by reviewing current literature to clearly define the term, Demography....

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-309
In this course we will read extensively from the works of the four twentieth-century Japanese authors who have been elevated to the status of canon...
East Asian Studies
EAST-105
A historical and thematic survey of the Buddhist tradition from the time of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, until the present....
Environmental
ENVS-290
This course provides students with an opportunity to investigate particular environmental issues from diverse perspectives within the discipline....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-362

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
International Studies
INTL-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-451
Latin Caribbean
LACS-220
Reading and discussion of literary works from the Spanish-speaking world....

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-451
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-311
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....
Women Studies
WMST-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....
Women Studies
WMST-310
This course examines both scientific methods and social analysis based on empirical research and the interpretive strategies that have developed ou...

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.