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Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Doenges Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture

Dr. Bassam ShakhashiriIn 1996, the Elizabeth K. Doenges Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture Series was established in memory of the late MBC alumna and trustee Elizabeth “Liddy” Kirkpatrick Doenges ’63. Each year, the program fulfills Liddy’s vision to bring distinguished artists and scholars to campus for an extended visit. The lecture series was made possible by the generous contributions of Liddy’s friends, family, and classmates.

2012–13 Doenges Scholar

Artist Aurora Robson

Lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7 in Francis Auditorium.

Past Doenges Scholars

2011–12
Franchelle Stewart Dorn
Actress

2010–11
Dava Sobel
Writer

2009–10
Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri
Scientist

2008–09
Cornelius Eady
Poet

2007–08
Judith Blau
Sociologist and human rights activist

2006–07
Claudia Bernardi
Artist

2005–06
Francine Prose
Novelist

2004–05
Arthur Sze
Poet

2003–04
Thomas Nozkowski
Painter

2002–03
Richard Fleischner
Artist

2001–02
Maxine Kumin
Poet

2000–01
Andrew Gurr
Shakespeare scholar

1999–00
Melissa Miller
Expressionistic artist

1998–99
Joan Snyder
Painter

1997–98
Hal Crowther
Columnist

1997–98
Lee Smith
Novelist

1996–97
David Bradley
Author