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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-326
This course grapples with a basic but fundamental question that has been at the heart of much scholarship on Africa: how is southern Africa's ...
Black Studies
BLST-365
A study of selected works of poetry, prose and drama from 1500-1660....

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-206
Through close analysis of some of the most important recurrent themes, this course will examine how the Chinese and Japanese literary traditions re...
East Asian Studies
EAST-332
This course is an introduction to Chinese visual culture from prehistoric times through the Mao era....
Environmental
ENVS-265
This course explores two on-going global debates among academics, activists and policy-makers within the concept of human rights: (1) To what exten...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-240
This course gives students a chance to explore the realm of proactive change in the environmental arena....

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-364
Written consent....
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-325
Survey of literary genres, periods and movements in Latin American from 1492 to the present....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-451

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-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-383
This course critically examines gender and sexuality in Latin America....
Queer Studies
QS-351
Intensive study of drama from 1956 to the present, with an emphasis on British and American playwrights....
Women Studies
WMST-253
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Social Sciences and satisfies the social science distribution requirement for the Women�...
Women Studies
WMST-362

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.