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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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    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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    Trenton Lee Stewart

    Murphy Writer-in-Residence Trenton Lee Stewart


    February 12, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall


    An Evening with Murphy Writer-in-Residence Trenton Lee Stewart


    Arkansas nativeTrenton Lee Stewart , author of the award-winning, New York Times best-selling Mysterious Benedict Society series for children, has published fiction in several literary journals. His novel for adults, Flood Summer , is praised as "a Greek tragedy by way of Arkansas." As the Murphy Visiting Writer-in-Residence at Hendrix this spring, he will teach a creative writing course, "Writing and Publishing Fiction."