Arts & Culture

A scene from A Film Unfinished
March 31, 2011 Large Image
Using propaganda footage from the Warsaw Ghetto, filmmaker Yael Hersonski reconstructs the horror of Nazi Germany

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” goes an oft-quoted line from William Faulkner. Yael Hersonski’s powerful Holocaust documentary, A...

Tisch Miscellany Collection manuscript
March 15, 2011 Slideshow
Rare manuscripts and book fragments discovered in the stacks at Tisch Library

About six centuries ago, an Italian scribe painstakingly lettered and illuminated a page of a missal, a book containing prayers and instructions...

February 15, 2011

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – A Tufts University team today announced the winners of the 501c3: Capturing Change on Camera inaugural video...

Virginia Drachman
February 11, 2011 Large Image
Tracing the history of courtship in 20th century America highlights the changing relationship between the sexes

In 1901, a young man who was smitten with a girl would wait for an invitation to come calling at her home. They would likely meet in the parlor,...

February 8, 2011 Large Image
A fresh look at a lip-smacking subject

Kissing is so commonplace that we seldom ask ourselves why we do it or what is happening in our bodies and in our brains when we do it. But as...