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    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

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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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    Ashlie Atkinson

    Murphy Visiting Theatre Director Ashlie Atkinson


    Arkansas-born New Yorker Ashlie Atkinson (Hendrix Class of 2001), award-winning playwright and actor of stage, film, and television, will direct a student theatrical production of Wet or, Isabella the Pirate Queen Enters the Horse Latitudes by Liz Duffy Adams. Director's Discussion: Feb. 8, 2018, 11:10 a.m., Murphy Seminar Room. Next, she will join the cast of the new Spike Lee film, "Black Klansman."

    Feb. 21-24, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Wed-Fri., 2:00 p.m. Sat., CabeTheatre

    Wet or, Isabella the Pirate Queen Enters the Horse Latitudes by Liz Duffy Adams