$4000 per Scholar
in literature and language
for literary and language-related projects
for study, travel, and research in literature and language
Scholar gatherings for fun and comradeship
opportunities for field work and internships
Support Murphy Scholar Rosemarie Ochoa ’21 at the Day of Giving Virtual Luncheon as she shares the inspiration she has found studying Music and Spanish at Hendrix. Join tomorrow, April 13, at 11:30 a.m. Be sure to register for the event here: bit.ly/3cRcTJn
Tomorrow is your last opportunity this semester to attend a Murphy Visiting Writer's lecture! Live from Pakistan, Murphy Visiting Writer Mohsin Hamid will discuss his award-winning writing that explores multinational identity, immigration, and global politics. Join Thursday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hendrix-Murphy Events channel.
Enter Hendrix-Murphy's student and alumni playwriting contest for a chance to win $300 for 1st place or $100 for 2nd place! Manuscripts can run for no longer than 75 minutes. They must be submitted electronically (preferred) or in person at the Murphy House by Monday, April 12. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your manuscript, or to receive more info.
Our very own Dr. Alex Vernon, M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Distinguished Professor of English, is an advisor for Ken Burns' new documentary, 𝘏𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘸𝘢𝘺. He also is featured as a special guest on the Zoom event titled "Hemingway, Journalism and War," which can be found here: to.pbs.org/3dAoImy. Dr. Vernon has a final zoom event coming up on Thursday with the American Writers’ Museum, which you can register for here: bit.ly/3dFJWPE.
Study and immersion abroad spurs language proficiency and promotes cultural understanding for language students...Read more about language study abroad
When poets, novelists, nonfiction writers, playwrights, and literary scholars come to campus, they not only give public readings but also visit classes and talk to students in small-group settings.Visiting Writers Series
Students explore the literature of the theater through intensive experiences in script writing, dramaturgy, staged readings, and mentorship by professional directors and playwrights.Read more
Game nights, festive meals, Language House, and conversation hours enhance the classroom study of languages at Hendrix.Read more
Mentored by faculty, students attend and present at literary conferences and conduct their own research in literary archives and libraries around the world.Read more about literary research trips
A student reading series, interactive craft workshops, and writing groups build on what student writers learn in the classroom and helps their creative writing to shine.Read more about the Creative Writing Program
Students hone their writing, editing, and analytical skills in pop-up projects and discussion groups on topics in literature and language.Read more about student writing projects
In this select cohort program, students from all majors receive dedicated funding and mentorship to pursue their passions in literature and language.Read more about the Murphy Scholars Program
Internships and field experiences provide valuable professional experience at publishing houses, magazines, and literary organizations.Read more