Arts & Culture

An open book in front of a fireplace. The Tufts community offers suggestions for books new and old.
December 3, 2019 Large Image
The Tufts community offers suggestions for fiction and nonfiction to keep you reading in the dark days ahead

As we have in years past, we asked Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni for their suggestions for good books to help us make it through the dark...

A woman gesturing as she is talking. A Tufts professor of rhetoric in international literary and cultural studies explains what anime is.
November 18, 2019 Video
The Japanese style of animation is distinguished by jerky motions and big eyes—and complex, sometimes ill-fated characters

Susan Napier is the author of Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art,...

Television anchor Meredith Vieira poses for a photo. The Emmy-winning television anchor Meredith Vieira remembers the Tufts moment that started her career
November 15, 2019 Large Image
The Emmy-winning television anchor remembers the Tufts moment that started her career

Fourteen-time Emmy Award winner, Meredith Vieira was a longtime co-anchor of Today and has served as a special correspondent for NBC...

Married entrepreneurs in their Manhattan apartment. Tufts alums Neil and Rachel Blumenthal are the founders of Warby Parker and Rockets of Awesome.
November 15, 2019 Large Image
The power couple—and parents of two—founded Warby Parker and Rockets of Awesome

One of Neil Blumenthal’s first memories of his wife, Rachel, takes place more than twenty years ago, on the quad between Ballou Hall and Goddard...

View from above of people looking at art for sale. The SMFA Art Sale helps artists while also raising needed funds to provide financial aid to deserving students and support faculty.
November 4, 2019 Large Image
The SMFA Art Sale helps artists while also raising needed funds to provide financial aid to deserving students and support faculty

Boston residents Tim and Judi Ritchie always look forward to the annual art sale...

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