Bringing the best writers to campus
The Beck Lecture Series has been bringing established writers to the Denison campus since 1962.
Here are just a few notable speakers from past years:
- Eudora Welty, Pulitzer Prize winner for “The Optimist's Daughter”
- Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize & National Book Award winner; author of “The Color Purple ”
- Tom Stoppard, Playwright & Oscar-winning screenwriter for “Shakespeare in Love”
- W.S. Merwin, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner & United States Poet Laureate