Arts & Culture

Sonia Hofkosh in her office at Tufts
March 20, 2018 Large Image
The creature in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel is almost human—and a reminder for us of what it means to be alive

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein marks its 200th anniversary this year, a bicentennial that Sonia Hofkosh, an associate professor of English,...

Cyberchase cartoon heros Jackie, Inez and Matt
March 7, 2018 Large Image
Some kids’ animated shows feature diverse characters, but too many still reinforce stereotypes, and that’s a problem, say Tufts researchers

The hype surrounding the movie Black Panther has been as hyperbolic as any feat its...

Andrea Nelson Meigs at Tufts
March 5, 2018 Large Image
For Andrea Nelson Meigs, J90, now an agent for stars like Beyoncé, it all started in the mailroom

About three months into a job as an assistant district attorney in Los Angeles in 1995, Andrea Nelson Meigs, J90, was being groomed to join the...

still from a video showing bright lights and a mask
March 2, 2018 Large Image
Artists from the Americas challenge notions of who is indigenous and what that means in exhibition at Tufts Art Gallery

Our broader mainstream culture tends to imagine indigenous peoples of the Americas as people of the past rather than people of the present, says...

February 26, 2018 Large Image
Donation of 38 pieces from Andrew and Linda Safran, to be exhibited in Fall 2018, aims to make room for self-taught artists in art history canon

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 26, 2018) – Tufts University has added a collection of 38 pieces of American outsider art to its permanent...