Arts & Culture

Niall Ferguson
October 14, 2011 Large Image
In his Snyder Lecture, Niall Ferguson celebrates the end of Western economic dominance

Our current financial mess has been 500 years in the making, according to the economic historian Niall Ferguson. And, he added, “Great financial...

John Reed
October 13, 2011
Tufts staffer John Reed’s new novel recounts the life of a tough guy who’s at odds with his future

While Saturday Night Fever is perhaps best remembered for John Travolta’s dashing disco moves, when John Reed first saw the movie as a high...

Dan Flannery sings
September 30, 2011 Slideshow
Singer-songwriter Dan Flannery, G13, finds making music for (and with) kids is more than child’s play

Writing a song for adults isn’t really that hard. You’ve got themes like love, sex and heartbreak to choose from. And that’s only if you want...

Michele Loud
September 19, 2011 Large Image
What is working as a writer for the “Jeopardy!” TV show?

In an unassuming building on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, Michele Silverman Loud, J91, swipes her ID badge and makes her way inside....

Something for Nothing book cover inset
September 13, 2011
Fletcher professor Michael Klein takes on the academy in his new novel, “Something for Nothing”

Michael Klein isn’t your typical first-time novelist scribbling away in the proverbial garret. He’s currently on leave from the Fletcher School,...

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