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
Engage with eminent poets, authors, scholars, translators, and theatre directors while on campus. 2016-2017 Events
Travel abroad to study literature and language in cities such as Madrid and Tours. Study and Travel
Go deeper into literature and language through the Murphy Scholars Program, launching in Fall 2015 with an inaugural class of sophomores. Learn more
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.
Kevin Willmott will present "Screenwriting, Race, and Being Creatively Maladjusted" on October 6, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall. Playwright and screenwriter, he is a professor at Kansas University and is best known for his screenplay for
(2015, directed by Spike Lee), an adaptation of the ancient Greek play
by Aristophanes set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.