Arts & Culture

Clemens Schoenebeck
August 13, 2015 Large Image
An alum’s bittersweet memoir of growing up in the shadow of mental illness

The breaking point came when Sophie washed the boys’ clothes in kerosene. She did it to drive out the evil spirits she thought had infused their...

TUTV general manager and alumni
August 3, 2015 Large Image
From its origins in the late 1970s, TUTV has launched many a film and television career

To an outsider, it’s just a room with cracked tiled floors, black walls and a glaring overhead light, plus a few fake potted plants in a corner...

Sarah Shugars at OPENAIR Circus camp
July 23, 2015 Large Image
Every summer, Sarah Shugars trades her desk at Tisch College for stilts and juggling balls, helping to run the OPENAIR Circus in Somerville

In this occasional series, Tufts Now highlights the hidden talents of Tufts faculty and staff.

When most people go house...

The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua
July 22, 2015 Large Image
Michael Downing’s new novel recounts how one woman reclaims her world

Feeling at home in the world is not always easy. That’s what Elizabeth Berman discovers as she deals with her husband’s death in The Chapel...

illustration of summer camp, with books as tents
June 23, 2015 Large Image
The Tufts community weighs in with recommendations for fiction, biography, history, memoirs and more

Every summer, members of the Tufts community recommend their favorite “good reads,” and this year the selection is as eclectic and wide-ranging as...