Hendrix-Murphy Programs in Literature and Language

Faculty Opportunities

Hendrix faculty enhance and enrich literary and linguistic education at Hendrix through opportunities for professional development with individual and group travel and project grants, as well as workshops and classroom materials. Application forms are available at the links listed below, or the Murphy Programs at  450-1399 for more information.

Murphy Away Projects (MAP)

This program supports off-campus student-faculty projects that focus on literature and language around the globe, including the United States. The program also offers faculty development support and a unique chance to mentor student research in ways previously only in the hard sciences. Each project trip may include one or two faculty members and up to six students. Proposals for projects ranging in cost from $200 to $20,000 are welcome.

Program Grants

Hendrix-Murphy Programs will bring a visiting poet and visiting writer to campus in 2013-2014. Please click the above link for proposal forms.


This course extends the paths students began with "Journeys" and "Explorations," courses in their first semester. This senior- and junior- level course anticipates the transition from college to graduate and professional schools, careers, and other positions of intellectually rigorous leadership.