Arts & Culture

veterans marching in protest in Boston
January 27, 2015 Large Image
A new book chronicles an antiwar movement organized by veterans of the Iraq conflict

More than 140,000 American soldiers were deployed when the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003—a number that would swell to 1.5 million who had been there...

January 21, 2015

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.(January 21) -Professor, activist and author Cornel West will deliver the Gerald Gill Keynote Lecture at Tufts University...

Jan Swafford
January 14, 2015 Large Image
Jan Swafford’s magisterial biography of Beethoven shows how the composer created beauty in the midst of suffering

Ludwig van Beethoven was an often unpleasant and always unhappy man, notoriously unkempt and suffering from chronic diarrhea, liver disease and...

Nancy Glass at an event at Tufts
January 13, 2015 Large Image
Producer Nancy Glass gets to the emotional core of personal tales in everything from “The Race to the Bottom of the Earth” to “Bubba-Q”

Television producer Nancy Glass is a perpetually optimistic person. She has to be.

Glass, J77, A14P, a six-time Emmy Award winner, has had...

photo from above of many books
December 16, 2014
The Tufts community weighs in with wintertime book recommendations

Our year-end books roundup is always a page-turner. And with suggestions from John Steinbeck to dystopian fiction and from modern journalism and a...