Denison University's Beck Series presents its Fall 2023 schedule. The Beck Series brings award-winning authors to Denison, for the entire community to enjoy.
Angus Fletcher, a professor of Story Science at The Ohio State University’s Project Narrative, the world’s leading academic think tank for the study of how stories work. His research employs a mix of laboratory experiment, literary history and rhetorical theory to explore the psychological effects of different narrative technologies. His most recent book, Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature (2021) details the mental health and wellbeing benefits of literary breakthroughs from ancient Sumer to the present day. He has also worked for over a decade as a consultant for film and television producers at Disney, Sony, the BBC, Amazon, and PBS.