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.
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
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