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. 2017-2018 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. 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.
Playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner, best known for his two-part epic,
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
, is also the author of
A Bright Room Called Day
Caroline, or Change
, among other works. He is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Emmy Award, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, a Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre Award, and Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay. He received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013.
April 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium