Arts & Culture

three first editions of Emily Dickinson's poetry
January 16, 2019 Large Image
Julie Dobrow recounts the lives, loves, and lawsuits of the mother and daughter who created the legend of Emily Dickinson

If you’ve ever enjoyed a poem by Emily Dickinson, you can thank Mabel Loomis Todd. Without her efforts, Dickinson’s poems may never have been...

Amy Adrion directing a film
December 12, 2018 Large Image
Filmmaker Amy Adrion talks in a Tufts podcast about her new documentary “Half the Picture” and why we need more women movie directors

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief...

a painting of a face made out of books
December 4, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts community offers suggestions for books new and old to make it through the dark months ahead

One week after Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming hit the shelves—physical and virtual—it had sold some 1.4 million copies. Just more proof...

November 29, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 29, 2018) – Amid growing national interest in genealogy and family history, scholars from around the world will...

Ria Brodell with framed art on a wall
November 29, 2018 Large Image
SMFA alum and lecturer Ria Brodell’s new book tells the stories of twenty-eight “Butch Heroes”

About a decade ago, artist Ria Brodell started painting a series of self-portraits. They weren’t aiming for realism, though. Rather, the portraits...