Arts & Culture

Chris Payson at Tufts
October 29, 2018 Large Image
An Experimental College class explores the impact of witches and their many representations in American history and society

Witches in one form or another have been an unfailing object of both fright and fascination throughout American history. From the Salem witch...

Elliot Ackerman
October 17, 2018 Large Image
A ghostly narrator, an unfolding mystery, and an impossible choice drive Elliot Ackerman’s new novel about a wounded Marine and his wife

“I want you to understand Mary and what she did. But I don’t know if you will,” begins Waiting for Eden, a new novel by Elliot Ackerman,...

detail from Henri Matisse's painting "The Music Lesson"
October 15, 2018 Large Image
Alum Barbara Shapiro hit it big with her novel “The Art Forger,” and now she’s back with an art-obsessive tale from the 1920s

When Barbara Shapiro’s novel The Art Forger hit the New York Times bestseller list in 2012, most people probably thought of her...

Matthew Shipp at a piano
October 9, 2018 Large Image
The Vision Festival at Tufts: Art and Social Justice in America brings the best in free jazz and more to campus on October 27

Acclaimed musicians will be coming to Tufts as part of a celebration of free jazz in the Vision Festival at Tufts: Art and Social Justice in...

line drawing of Frankenstein reading a book
October 9, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts community will stage a full reading of Mary Shelley’s 1818 classic “Frankenstein” on October 31

Move over trick or treat. This year Halloween belongs to one of the most enduring gothic tales, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.