Arts & Culture

open book with apple on it
June 21, 2016 Large Image
Members of the Tufts community share their favorites in fiction and nonfiction

Heading into prime vacation season each summer, we ask the Tufts community to tell us about books they like, and why they recommend them to others...

Roma family in Romania
June 10, 2016 Large Image
Fletcher alumna Lenore Myka’s book of linked short stories portrays endangered survivors in Romania

When Lenore Myka, F99, started writing fiction inspired by her Peace Corps stint in Romania, her imagination was drawn to dark topics:...

James Levine
May 11, 2016 Large Image
When James Levine, A96, composes music for top shows like "Glee," "Nip/Tuck" and "Rizzoli & Isles," the heat is always on

One Sunday night 13 years ago, James Levine, A96, got a phone call asking if he could come in to work early the next morning. Sure enough, at 8 a....

scene from Dogtown Redemption
May 10, 2016 Large Image
“Dogtown Redemption,” an alum’s documentary about people in Oakland who scavenge recyclable goods, challenges stereotypes of the poor

One day shortly after moving to West Oakland, California, Amir Soltani, A90, F90, heard a rustling noise coming from his yard. He peeked out the...

Nancy Bauer
April 7, 2016 Large Image
Acquisition of SMFA will strengthen the arts and art education at Tufts

Nancy Bauer, an academic dean and philosophy professor whose scholarship spans feminism and film, has been named dean of the School of Museum of...