Arts & Culture

Natalie Shapero at Tufts
April 17, 2018 Large Image
Natalie Shapero, who doesn't pull punches in her writing, explains what poetry means to her

T.S. Eliot had it at least half right when he wrote, in the opening to The Waste Land, that April is the cruelest month, at least judging...

Ichiro Takayoshi at his office at Tufts
March 28, 2018 Large Image
From Hemingway to Pound, the 1920s marked a big shift in American literature, according to a new book

The writers who defined the Jazz Age almost a century ago still exert a pull on us: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway,...

March 26, 2018 Large Image
SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellow and alumna Maia Lynch explores contemporary identity through varied media in exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 26, 2018)—Emerging artist Maia Lynch explores the fragmentary nature of contemporary identity through...

Sonia Hofkosh in her office at Tufts
March 20, 2018 Large Image
The creature in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel is almost human—and a reminder for us of what it means to be alive

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein marks its 200th anniversary this year, a bicentennial that Sonia Hofkosh, an associate professor of English,...

Cyberchase cartoon heros Jackie, Inez and Matt
March 7, 2018 Large Image
Some kids’ animated shows feature diverse characters, but too many still reinforce stereotypes, and that’s a problem, say Tufts researchers

The hype surrounding the movie Black Panther has been as hyperbolic as any feat its...