Upcoming Events

January 24 | 4:30-6:00 | Rabb Room
"Mortevivum: Black Photography and Politics of
the Visual"
Kimberly Juanita Brown

January 31 | 5:00-7:00 | Alumnae Lounge
"Readings from The Blue Clerk, ars poetica"
Dionne Brand

February 13 | 4:30-6:00 | Alumnae Lounge
"Marvelous Extinctions: Melville on Animal Suffering"
Branka Arsic

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Mellon Sawyer Seminar 2016-2017


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. Learn more >


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48 Professors Row
Medford, MA 02155
Email: humanities@tufts.edu

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