Arts & Culture

Kamran Rastegar at Tufts
January 25, 2019 Large Image
Humanistic inquiry can play a critical role in helping society, says Kamran Rastegar, new director of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts

Kamran Rastegar, a professor of Arabic and comparative literature, is the new director of the Center for the...

Dr. Nadine Aubry
January 22, 2019 Large Image
Esteemed scholar, innovative leader to become university’s chief academic officer

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.— Nadine Aubry, Ph.D., who leads Northeastern University’s College of Engineering and is an internationally recognized...

three first editions of Emily Dickinson's poetry
January 16, 2019 Large Image
Julie Dobrow recounts the lives, loves, and lawsuits of the mother and daughter who created the legend of Emily Dickinson

If you’ve ever enjoyed a poem by Emily Dickinson, you can thank Mabel Loomis Todd. Without her efforts, Dickinson’s poems may never have been...

Amy Adrion directing a film
December 12, 2018 Large Image
Filmmaker Amy Adrion talks in a Tufts podcast about her new documentary “Half the Picture” and why we need more women movie directors

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief...

a painting of a face made out of books
December 4, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts community offers suggestions for books new and old to make it through the dark months ahead

One week after Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming hit the shelves—physical and virtual—it had sold some 1.4 million copies. Just more proof...