Hendrix-murphy Programming

Murphy Scholars Program

In this select cohort program, students from all majors receive dedicated funding and mentorship to pursue their passions in literature and language.

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    Murphy Scholars Program

    In this select cohort program, students from all majors receive dedicated funding and mentorship to pursue their passions in literature and language.

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    Community Engagement

    Tutoring, translation, and leading writing groups in the community are a few of the ways students apply their literature and language skills beyond the world of Hendrix.

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    Internships and Field Work

    Internships and field experiences provide valuable professional experience at publishing houses, magazines, and literary organizations.

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    Writing Projects and Book Groups

    Students hone their writing, editing, and analytical skills in pop-up projects and discussion groups on topics in literature and language.

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    Creative Writing Program

    A student reading series, interactive craft workshops, and writing groups build on what student writers learn in the classroom and helps their creative writing shine.

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    Literary Research Trips

    Mentored by faculty, students attend and present at literary conferences and conduct their own research in literary archives and libraries around the world.

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    Language Activities on Campus

    Language Enrichment Activities on Campus-Game nights, festive meals, Language House, and conversation hours enhance the classroom study of languages at Hendrix.

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    Dramatic Literature

    Playwriting, Directing, and Drama explore the literature of the theater through intensive experiences in script writing, dramaturgy, staged readings, and mentorship.

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    Visiting Writers Series

    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.

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    Language Study Abroad

    Study and immersion abroad spurs language proficiency and promotes cultural understanding for language students.

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    Community Engagement

    Tutoring, translation, and leading writing groups in the community are a few of the ways students apply their literature and language skills beyond the world of Hendrix.

  • OA

    Internships and Field Work

    Internships and field experiences provide valuable professional experience at publishing houses, magazines, and literary organizations.

  • mules.event

    Writing Projects and Book Groups

    Students hone their writing, editing, and analytical skills in pop-up projects and discussion groups on topics in literature and language.

  • students studying

    Creative Writing Program

    A student reading series, interactive craft workshops, and writing groups build on what student writers learn in the classroom and helps their creative writing shine.

Since 2010, the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation has spent more than...

$2.3 million

on Study-Travel in the U.S. and abroad

$1.2 million

on visiting writers, theatre directors, and literary scholars

$152,270

on literature and language–related internships

$1.6 million

on campus literature & language projects