Upcoming Events

March 26, 2019 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop Street
Ursula Heise (UCLA)
"Inaugural Phelps-Coit Lecture: "Narrative, Biodiversity, and the Future of the City"

March 28, 2019 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | Rabb Room
Special Series: Iran's Revolution at 40
Amir Moosavi (Rutgers)
"Literary Afterlives of 1979: War and Resistance in Arabic and Persian Literatures"
Golnar Nikpour (Dartmouth)
"The Prison is the Struggle: Incarceration and Emancipation in Revolutionary Iran"

April 10, 2019 | 12:00pm | 1:30pm | CHAT, Fung House
Elizabeth Foster (Tufts)
"Catholicism and the Decolonization of Africa"

All Event Details |  Lunch Seminars | Working Groups

Video Quick Links

Dionne Brand, "Readings from The Blue Clerk, ars poetica". Link to video coming soon.

Mellon Sawyer Seminar
2016-2017 videos


The Center for Humanities at Tufts fosters interdisciplinary humanities work in comparative literature, comparative religion, world history, philosophy, anthropology, and the arts, to innovate new research and reflection.

The Center hosts public lectures, seminars, conferences and colloquia by visiting artists, writers, and scholars, and brings together faculty, postdoctoral, and dissertation fellows. Fellows participate in a research seminar and attend monthly public events with distinguished visiting scholars.

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Center for the Humanities at Tufts

Fung House
48 Professors Row
Medford, MA 02155

Email: humanities@tufts.edu

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