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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

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

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    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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    Sy Montgomery

    An Evening with Murphy Visiting Writer Sy Montgomery

    Nature and science writer  Sy Montgomery  is the author of more than 20 acclaimed books of nonfiction focusing particularly on animal behavior and consciousness.  The Soul of an Octopus  was a National Book Award finalist, and  The Good Good Pig  was a  New York Times  best-seller. In her new memoir,  How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals  , she reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals-her friends-who have profoundly affected her.

    November 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall