What’s Happening

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
8:00 PM

Denison's Beck Lecture Series welcomes best-selling author Karen Joy Fowler.

September 22, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014

Michael Croley, visiting assistant professor of English at Denison, will read from his works at the Bexley Community Book Club on Monday, Sept. 22.

September 22, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Beck Lecture Series hosts essayist and fiction writer Andrew Lam

September 16, 2014

Associate Professor of English Jack Shuler’s new book traverses the history of the noose and how its cultural significance has shifted over time.

September 2, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014
4:30 PM

Brian Doyle, a talented and tireless writer of more than a dozen of fiction and nonfiction books, will read at Denison University at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13.

March 4, 2014
book cover image

English professors explore Monsters and Men in Hollywood blockbuster films!

November 18, 2013
Book Cover

Diana Mafe, assistant professor of English, publishes her first book.

November 18, 2013

Singer, associate professor of English at Denison University, has been awarded the James Jones First Novel Fellowship.

November 6, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Thursday, November 7, 2013
8:00 PM

The Beck Lecture Series welcomes Benjamin Busch, GLCA Prize Winner for Creative Nonfiction.

October 31, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
8:00 PM

The Beck Lecture Series and Queer Studies Program welcome Alison Bechdel.

October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
8:00 PM

Stephen Graham Jones, a Blackfeet Native American novelist known for his forays into both experimental and genre fiction.

October 9, 2013
Thursday, October 3, 2013
8:00 PM

Dana Levin, an award-winning poet whose childhood took place in California’s Mojave Desert.

October 3, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
8:00 PM

Fiction Writer–winner of the 1993 Western States Book Award

September 10, 2013
Philip Levine
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Philip Levine, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, reads from his work as part of the acclaimed Beck Lecture Series.

August 15, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
8:00 PM

April 3, 2013
8:00 p.m.
Barney-Davis Board Room 

April 3, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
8:00 PM

Nonfiction Writer–David Shields is the author of fourteen books

March 31, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Thursday, March 21, 2013
8:00 PM

He is a writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays.

March 17, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:00 PM

Fiction Prize Winner–Alan Heathcock’s fiction has been published in many of America’s top magazines and journals.

February 12, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Friday, February 8, 2013
4:30 PM

Fiction Writer and author of two books of short stories—Between Camelots (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005) and Into the Wilderness

February 1, 2013
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
4:30 PM

Fiction Writer–Her novel The Last Girls was a 2002 New York Times bestseller as well as winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award

November 13, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
8:00 PM
November 1, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Monday, October 8, 2012
8:00 PM

Poet–author of 12 books of poetry

October 3, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Thursday, October 25, 2012
8:00 PM

Fiction Writer–Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and many anthologies.

October 3, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Monday, April 9, 2012
4:30 PM

Jerry Ward is a poet, scholar, and author, and is professor of English and African American World Studies at Dillard University in New Orleans.

March 20, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
8:00 PM
March 12, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Thursday, April 5, 2012
4:30 PM

Modhumita Roy is associate professor of English and director of the Women’s Studies program at Tufts University.

March 12, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
8:00 PM

Poetry Prize Winner–Lantz has won the 2011 GLCA New Writers Award, the Council for Wisconsin Writers Posner Award, and the Larry Levis Reading Prize

March 11, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
8:00 PM

Fiction Writer–Griffith’s new novel, Trophy (Triquarterly), was named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best 25 Books of Fiction for 2011

February 1, 2012
Beck Lecture Series
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
4:30 PM

Peter Grandbois is the author of the novel The Gravedigger.

October 6, 2011
Beck Lecture Series
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
8:00 PM

Gretel Ehrlich is the author of thirteen books, including three books of narrative essays, a novel, a memoir, three books of poetry, a biography, a book of ethnology/travel, and a children’s book, among others.

October 5, 2011