Arts & Culture

Elliot Ackerman in Turkey
September 19, 2017 Large Image
Elliot Ackerman and David Grann are on the longlist for fiction and nonfiction

When the National Book Awards longlist was announced late last week, two Tufts alumni were in the running for the prestigious honors: Elliot...

Tufts lecturer Grace Talusan
August 4, 2017 Large Image
In "The Body Papers," Grace Talusan tackles the trauma of violence, illness and the immigrant experience

Tufts lecturer Grace Talusan, J94, has won the 2017 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing for Nonfiction for The Body Papers, a...

Amir Mosallaie directing two actors
July 6, 2017 Video
Aspiring director Amir Mosallaie, A14, seeks to master his craft by honing every skill from acting to scoring

Amir Mosallaie, A14, had always loved watching movies. So when a family friend told him he’d found his father’s old camcorder in a closet and had...

Elsa Dorfman and her camera
June 30, 2017 Large Image
In a new documentary, the acclaimed photographer finds herself on the other side of the camera

The legendary documentarian Errol Morris is a filmmaker of great range. The subjects of his work have included everyone from the former Secretary...

man reading a book in a field of flowers
June 27, 2017 Large Image
Members of the Tufts community share their favorites in fiction, nonfiction and poetry

Heading into prime vacation season each summer, we ask members of the Tufts community to tell us about books that they recommend to others.