Arts & Culture

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June 24, 2021 Large Image
Need a good read? Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their favorite books—timely and classic

The past year has been hard in many ways, but if there’s one thing it’s been good for, it’s reading. We see that in the strong collection of books...

June 15, 2021 Large Image
The event will feature keynote speaker David Harris as well as breakout sessions on topics such as historical inequities in medicine

Tufts University will hold a virtual discussion on racial justice and antiracism efforts on Friday, June 18, to mark Juneteenth—the anniversary of...

A man stands leaning on two stacks of books nearly as tall as he is, all written or edited by him.
June 14, 2021 Large Image
In a new memoir, Rounder Records co-founder Bill Nowlin describes how the company with Tufts roots become a cultural force for American music

Bill Nowlin, A66, AG80, started making records in 1970 with Ken Irwin, A66, and Marian Leighton Levy, as a hobby grounded in shared ideals and a...

Erik Hoel. “The Revelations,” a fictional foray into the nature of consciousness, was shaped by his neuroscience research and his readings of “Moby Dick” and “The Name of the Rose”
June 8, 2021 Large Image
“The Revelations,” a fictional foray into the nature of consciousness, was shaped by author Erik Hoel’s career as a neuroscientist—and by “Moby Dick”

Bookish is an occasional Tufts Now series of interviews with authors from the...

The dashboard view of a person driving a car while texting. In the Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts explore the nature of attention, from the trouble with multitasking to the cost of sometimes being too focused.
June 3, 2021 Large Image
In a Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts explore the nature of attention, from the trouble with multitasking to the costs of staying too focused

We get it: You’ve got limited time and too many things demanding your attention. We’re vying for your attention right now, when you could be...

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