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  • Enjoy the Murphy House

    Enjoy the Murphy House. Meet with visiting writers, study and drink tea, participate in a workshop or discussion group, and hang out with friends. Bertie Wilson Murphy Building

    Experience Literary Events

    Engage with eminent poets, authors, scholars, translators, and theatre directors while on campus. 2016-2017 Events

    Explore the World

    Travel abroad to study literature and language in cities such as Madrid and Tours. Study and Travel

    Excel as a Murphy Scholar

    Go deeper into literature and language through the Murphy Scholars Program, launching in Fall 2015 with an inaugural class of sophomores. Learn more

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    Murphy Scholars Program

    The Murphy Scholars Program in Literature and Language is an exciting new initiative that provides enhanced cocurricular experiences to keenly interested students. Sophomores - regardless of major - may apply.

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    Tony Horne

    Murphy Visiting Theatre Director Tony Horne

    Tony Horne will direct a student theatrical production of The Sparrow , by Chris Mathews, Jake Minton, and Nathan Allen (February 22 - 25, 2017 in Cabe Theatre). He co-founded the Memphis Black Repertory Theatre and also served as treasurer for Black Theatre Network. He is currently an associate professor at the Peck School of Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.