Arts & Culture

Jay Cantor
May 1, 2014 Large Image
Author Jay Cantor reflects on the tormented soul who has inspired his latest work of fiction

The specter hovering over Jay Cantor’s new collection of stories, Forgiving the Angel (Knopf), is Franz Kafka. He glides in and out of...

April 4, 2014

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.– In the 1960s, amid strikes, sit-ins and demonstrations, campuses across the United States saw the rise...

Jonathan Wilson
March 25, 2014 Large Image
Professor Jonathan Wilson’s new memoir recounts growing up as a Jewish football enthusiast in 1950s London

Jonathan Wilson grew up with a passion for soccer as a child in London—playing it at every opportunity and loyally following his team, Tottenham...

photo of iceberg
March 17, 2014 Large Image
Paintings, photographs and video installations at the Tufts Art Gallery make the tragedy of climate change visceral

On a summer day, Camille Seaman’s Native American grandfather would have her and her siblings sit in a warm field. They would start to sweat, and...

February 24, 2014

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington will discuss"From TV to...