Arts & Culture

illustration of people dancing
December 18, 2015 Video
This form of expression might have been important in our social evolution, and demonstrates the brain’s intricate powers, says Tufts psychologist Aniruddh Patel

The Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions...

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December 8, 2015 Large Image
The Tufts community offers fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions for all tastes

In this age of instant communication, sound bites, 140-character missives and disappearing Snapchat messages, books are holding their own, and...

Natalie Shapero at Tufts
December 7, 2015 Large Image
Natalie Shapero brings an edginess to her poetry and to her classroom as a new professor of the practice in English

There is a kind of poetry that begins and ends in nature. Consider vintage Robert Frost, his lovely mending walls and gently falling snow. Natalie...

December 1, 2015 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 1, 2015) -- The personal papers of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a professional boxer and legal rights advocate...

Rebecca Kaiser Gibson
November 23, 2015 Large Image
For Tufts lecturer Rebecca Kaiser Gibson, poetry is a way to pare life down to its essence

In her new book of poetry, Opinel (Bauhan), Rebecca Kaiser Gibson covers much territory, from her youth and time in India to life’s...