Arts & Culture

Gregory Maguire at the front door to his home. The “Wicked” author reflects on a lifelong fascination with children’s books and the powerful sway of stories for younger—and older—readers
March 4, 2021 Large Image
“Wicked” author Gregory Maguire, AG90, reflects on a lifelong fascination with children’s books and the powerful sway of stories for younger—and older—readers

Bookish is an occasional Tufts Now series of interviews with authors from the...

"9 Mile Road to Education" by Gabrielle Milton, D23
February 24, 2021 Video
Gabrielle Milton, D23, is an artist, activist, and champion of diversity and inclusion efforts at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Gabrielle Milton, D23, grew up hearing stories about her family’s experiences with racism in the South. For example, when her grandmother was...

A campus scene at Tufts. Portraiture commissions, replacing portraits with historic exhibitions about underrepresented communities at Tufts, and artists in residence are among recommendations about public art at Tufts.
February 17, 2021 Large Image
Portraiture commissions, replacing portraits with historic exhibitions about underrepresented communities at Tufts, and artists in residence are among recommendations

On July 8, 2020, President Anthony Monaco announced the creation of a ...

Claudia Rankine. The renowned poet talks in the Beckwith Lecture at Tufts about how language and imagery has been—and continues to be—misused in America
February 16, 2021 Large Image
Renowned poet Claudia Rankine talks in the Beckwith Lecture at Tufts about how language and imagery have been—and continue to be—misused in America

Claudia Rankine may be best known as a celebrated poet, but observers of contemporary art know her gift for merging words with the visual arts...

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