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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-452

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-231
An introduction to Japanese architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts from prehistoric times to the 20th century, with an emphasis ...
East Asian Studies
EAST-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
Environmental
ENVS-274
Many of Earth's ecosystems are stressed and degraded as a result of human activities....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-301
This keystone course is primarily for ENVS majors; minors are welcome....

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-362
Directed studies are undertaken at the initiative of the student and may involve any topic acceptable to the student and an instructor....
International Studies
INTL-100
Introduction to themes, concepts and approaches to International Studies from an interdisciplinary perspective....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-452
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-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-452
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-406
This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
Queer Studies
QS-340
In this course we explore social movements as a primary means of social change....
Women Studies
WMST-254
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Sciences and satisfies the science distribution requirement for the Women's Studies m...
Women Studies
WMST-220
Historically, women have played an integral role in musical traditions around the world, although the extent of their contributions has only recent...

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.