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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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Black Studies
BLST-219
This course includes in-depth studies of several representative genres of music from around the world, including their social or political contexts...

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-452
Environmental
ENVS-290
This course provides students with an opportunity to investigate particular environmental issues from diverse perspectives within the discipline....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-260
This course investigates the question of our ethical relations and responsibility to objects and systems in the natural world, including animals, o...

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-220
Reading and discussion of literary works from the Spanish-speaking world....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-200
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.

PPE
POSC-180
An introduction to the art and science of political philosophy....
PPE
POSC-102
This course will lay the foundation for better understanding of contemporary American government and politics in the college coursework of our stud...

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-383
This course critically examines gender and sexuality in Latin America....
Queer Studies
QS-250
This is a special topics course originating in the English Department....
Women Studies
WMST-229
We will critically examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media, a...
Women Studies
WMST-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.