The second Word Garden of the year is next week! Sydney Austen, Noah Carroll, Autumn Gault, and Mabrey Matz will read original works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. See you Thursday, September 28, at 8 p.m. in the Murphy House. All are welcome!
Join us Friday, September 29 for Literature and Language over Lunch! Dr. Dorian Stuber, Annie Elliott, Ellery Seymour, and Sophia Stolkey will give a presentation about their summer study-travel experience in Germany.
Join us in celebrating the release of The Perfect Bastard: Poems by Murphy Scholar alum Quinn Carver Johnson ’21! Don’t miss Quinn's campus Book Launch on 9/21 and their Literature and Language over Lunch on 9/22.
K-Ming Chang is a poet, novelist, and short story writer who, at age 25, has already been named a Kundiman Fellow, a Lambda Literary Award Winner, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree, and an O. Henry Prize Winner. Read about her upcoming visit: http://bit.ly/3P9TDZC
In anticipation of Murphy Visiting Poet Garrett Hongo’s 10/5 public reading, students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the Coral Road: Poems reading group! If interested, email McGill@hendrix.edu
by Monday, 9/18 to sign up and receive a free copy of the book.
Join us on Friday, September 15 for Literature and Language over Lunch with Lily Ryall ’24. Lily will discuss her summer study-travel experience to Québec, Canada! Can’t wait to hear more? Read about her trip in her Murphy Scholar profile https://bit.ly/42PRGWX
Join us this Friday, 9/8 at 7 pm in Cabe Theatre for the 26th annual Playwright’s Theatre! Bring a friend! This event is free and open to the public.
The first Word Garden of the year is next week! See you Thursday, 9/7, at 8 pm in the Murphy House. The Creative Writing Program's Word Garden features the best in Hendrix student creative writing. All are welcome.
Got an idea for a project that involves literature or language? Don't miss our funding info session with Odyssey on Thursday, 9/7 at 11:10 in Mills A. Read more about Hendrix-Murphy funding: http://bit.ly/3OPNn9c
Renova Uwingabire ’23 completed five Murphy Scholar projects, all of which deepened her reading and writing skills and explored her passions. Read about her work with the campus community and her effort to bring awareness to global causes. http://bit.ly/44pzaFM
Professors Hope Coulter and Ty Jaeger traveled with 12 students to the Emerald Isle to investigate how the literary arts have shaped, and been shaped by, Irish culture and tradition. Read about their trip to Dublin and the West Cork Literary Festival. http://bit.ly/47gvvg2
Murphy Scholar Sophia Isely ’23 deepened her experiences in language learning and the medical field through the Murphy Scholars Program. Read about her interdisciplinary projects in Ecuador, Spain, and on Hendrix College campus. http://bit.ly/3OqH9fV
The 26th annual Playwright’s Theatre will be held on Friday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Cabe Theatre at Hendrix College. This event is free and open to the public. Read more about alum Dawn Branch’s play Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. http://bit.ly/3YtxTvZ
Murphy Scholar Maggie Ryan ’23 traveled internationally and explored a range of creative interests through the Murphy Scholars Program. Read about her final Murphy Scholar project in Berlin, Germany.http://bit.ly/43Tfgm6
National award-winning artist and Murphy Scholar Adaja Cooper ’23 has been an avid reader and creator from a young age. Read about how the Murphy Scholars program helped support her interests in children’s books and Revolutionary Reads. https://bit.ly/3pXRlV2
This June, eight students traveled to London for a playwriting intensive at St. Mary’s University. Read about their time crafting original dramatic works under the direction of professional playwrights and actors. https://bit.ly/44FHQsv
Recent graduate Rye Hazlett's Murphy Scholar projects were anchored in her love of creative writing. Read about how she explored her passion through all three of her Scholar projects. https://bit.ly/43DTCCi
Makenzie Henderson ’23 used her Murphy Scholar funds to travel with the Atlantis Pre-Med Shadowing Program. Read about her immersive shadowing and work experiences studying the Romance languages in Valladolid, Spain, and Genova, Italy. https://bit.ly/3pOxx6n
Students Kendra Baldwin, Dani Brumbelow, Trey Hoopchuk, Emma Sampson-Green, Margaret Sampson-Green, Kolya Souvorin, and Dominic Stevens spent four weeks of May studying Mandarin at the University of Taipei in Taiwan. Read about this international experience https://bit.ly/3NIv9Ws
We’re delighted to announce our Fall 2023-Spring 2024 public events! We have a fantastic line up of poets, playwrights, fiction writers, memoirists, and more. http://bit.ly/44CsAw6