Arts & Culture

Elliot Ackerman
October 17, 2018 Large Image
A ghostly narrator, an unfolding mystery, and an impossible choice drive Elliot Ackerman’s new novel about a wounded Marine and his wife

“I want you to understand Mary and what she did. But I don’t know if you will,” begins Waiting for Eden, a new novel by Elliot Ackerman,...

detail from Henri Matisse's painting "The Music Lesson"
October 15, 2018 Large Image
Alum Barbara Shapiro hit it big with her novel “The Art Forger,” and now she’s back with an art-obsessive tale from the 1920s

When Barbara Shapiro’s novel The Art Forger hit the New York Times bestseller list in 2012, most people probably thought of her...

Matthew Shipp at a piano
October 9, 2018 Large Image
The Vision Festival at Tufts: Art and Social Justice in America brings the best in free jazz and more to campus on October 27

Acclaimed musicians will be coming to Tufts as part of a celebration of free jazz in the Vision Festival at Tufts: Art and Social Justice in...

line drawing of Frankenstein reading a book
October 9, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts community will stage a full reading of Mary Shelley’s 1818 classic “Frankenstein” on October 31

Move over trick or treat. This year Halloween belongs to one of the most enduring gothic tales, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.


still from the film showing a young boy walking past a chalk map of the U.S. on a playground
October 5, 2018 Large Image
A new film by Tufts faculty takes on the divide between once all-white Ferguson, Missouri and neighboring all-black Kinloch

Jane Gillooly was working on a film in 2012 when she visited her hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, and drove into the neighboring town of Kinloch...