Arts & Culture

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When you’re stuck at home with kids and teens, use screens as tools for creativity and connection

Screen time limits can be hard to enforce under normal circumstances. Setting screen limits on kids who are home during the COVID-19 pandemic can...

Angkor Wat multiple-layered ancient building in Cambodia. From world heritage sites to our local communities, the meaning of heritage is open to interpretation, says a Tufts art history professor
April 7, 2020 Large Image
From world heritage sites to our local communities, the meaning of heritage is open to interpretation, says a Tufts art history professor

When President Donald Trump earlier this year threatened military attacks on cultural sites in Iran, it caused a global outcry. In Paris, UNESCO...

Actors in period costumes on stage of Sense and Sensibility production, some acting like they are gossiping with others. The play is a reminder of the timelessness of social pressures—and the importance of a moral compass.
March 3, 2020 Large Image
“Sense and Sensibility” hits the stage at Tufts, a reminder of the timelessness of social pressures—and the importance of a moral compass

From the beginning of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, the odds are heavily stacked against the two heroines, teenage sisters Elinor...

Author Kerri K. Greenidge is director of American Studies at Tufts University and co-director of the African American Trail Project at the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy.
February 21, 2020 Large Image
"Black Radical" by Kerri Greenidge tells the story of a civil rights agitator who empowered working black people at the turn of the 20th century

In Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter, the hero’s story starts at the end. It’s 1934, at the depth of the Great...

A black and white photo of about twenty men digging a ditch on a hot summer day in a field. A new exhibition at Tufts University Art Gallery sheds light on the plight of those imprisoned and their families
February 6, 2020 Large Image
A new exhibition of work by more than thirty artists at Tufts University Art Galleries sheds light on those imprisoned and their families

For most people moving through their daily lives, the 2.3 million Americans who are incarcerated are essentially invisible—as is the country’s...

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