Arts & Culture

Natalie Shapero talking into a smartphone camera. Tufts professor of the practice Natalie Shapero shares three poems to celebrate National Poetry Month.
April 22, 2020 Video
Professor of the practice Natalie Shapero shares three poems to celebrate National Poetry Month

Poetry isn’t just meant to be read—ideally it’s recited aloud to an audience. These days, of course, that’s out of the question. So to mark...

Student leaders from Tufts Hillel held a virtual mental health seder to come together as a community amid COVID-19. Photo: Courtesy Rabbi Jordan Braunig
April 17, 2020 Large Image
From matzah delivery service to virtual seders, the Jewish community is staying connected and accepting the imperfect

Passover is normally a time when the Jewish community comes together to celebrate spring and liberation, and families and friends gather for a...

A professor and her students look at a poster depicting two students killed in the 1970 Kent State shootings. Their visit to the Tufts archives was part of a course at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.
April 17, 2020 Large Image
Historic protest posters still make an impact in course at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts

Among some 60 protest posters spread out for viewing, one made an unforgettable impression. In lower-case white letters marching across a black...

A man with a VR headset covering his eyes, against a screen with orange coloring. A School of the Museum of Fine Arts professor and his students talk about the vast potential of VR
April 16, 2020 Large Image
An art school professor and his students talk about the vast potential of VR—and their work in it

Virtual reality, that mind-expanding bridge between the real and imaginary, is moving rapidly from an expensive, niche, high-tech tool into the...

TV screen with different channel selections
April 15, 2020 Large Image
Our watch list spotlights actors, directors, and others with Jumbo ties

If you’re binge-watching TV shows and movies during this pandemic (like most of us), you can maintain your connection to Tufts by streaming these...

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