Arts & Culture

young woman perusing the magazine collection at a library
April 11, 2019 Large Image
At the W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, books take on many forms

Ray Bradbury once said in an interview, “Without libraries, what have we? We have no past and no future.” For a series on libraries at the...

A mother and father with four children standing outdoors
April 3, 2019 Large Image
Documentary filmmaker David Sutherland, A67, talks in a Tufts podcast about his new film and his deep dives into his subjects’ lives

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

Alfre Woodard headshot
April 2, 2019 Large Image
Award-winning actress and activist among five honorary degree recipients

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 2, 2019)—Actor, producer and activist Alfre Woodard will deliver the commencement address to the...

Michael Downing sitting at his desk with a laptop
March 29, 2019 Large Image
In Michael Downing’s new novel “Still in Love,” a creative writing class is the setting—and the crucible for change

In an overcrowded room with twelve black armchairs, a man known only as the Professor lays out his rules: No phones or devices. No extensions on...

Grace Talusan
March 26, 2019 Large Image
Tufts lecturer Grace Talusan illuminates the truths of illness, abuse, and immigrant life in her new memoir

Grace Talusan’s return to the Philippines, documented in the opening chapters of her new award-winning memoir The Body Papers (Restless...