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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

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    Engage with eminent poets, authors, scholars, translators, and theatre directors while on campus. 2017-2018 Events

    Explore the World

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

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    Go deeper into literature and language through the Murphy Scholars Program. 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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    Claudia Rankine

    An Evening with Claudia Rankine

    Murphy Visiting Poet Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including  Citizen: An American Lyric , which won the PEN Open Book Award, NAACP Image Award, and National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry; two plays; and a number of video collaborations. She has edited several anthologies and has received numerous awards and honors. She will read from and discuss her work on November 2 in Reves Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow in Trieschmann Gallery.