Events

Archived Events: Spring 2011

All events are free and open to the Tufts community



February


Wednesday, February 16, 5:30pm
Center for the Humanities
48 Professors Row
*Q&A and reception to follow

Alumni Lecture Series- Distinguished Writers
Darin Strauss
Tufts Alum and acclaimed bestselling author of Chang and Eng will read from and discuss his memoir Half a Life, which is nominated for a 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award. His work has appeared in Esquire, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek and many other publications.


March


Thursday, March 3, 7:00pm
Pearson Hall
Room 104

A Film Unfinished
A special screening of award-winning Israeli filmmaker Yael Hersonski's documentary, A Film Unfinished, which critically examines a 1942 Nazi propaganda film about the Warsaw ghetto. Co-sponsored with Communications and Media Studies.

Tuesday, March 29, 5:30pm
Aidekman Arts Center
Alumnae Lounge
*Q&A and reception to follow

Bead and Thread: Aspects of Lyric Narrative in the Poetic Sequence
Rita Dove
Pulitzer Prize winning poet and former Poet Laureate of the United States. Author of The Yellow House on the Corner, Thomas and Beulah, and On the Bus with Rosa Parks. Co-Sponsored with the Africana Center, the Diversity Fund and the Toupin Bolwell Fund.

Wednesday, March 30, 4:30pm
Tufts Hillel Center
220 Packard Avenue
*Q&A and reception to follow

Promised Lands
An evening with editor Derek Rubin, and authors Tova Mirvis, Rebecca Goldstein, Adam Wilson, Rachel Kadish and others introducing and reading from the new anthology Promised Lands: New Jewish American Fiction on Longing and Belonging. Co-sponsored with Tufts Hillel.


April


Monday, April 4, 4:30pm
Center for the Humanities
48 Professors Row
*Q&A and reception to follow

A Film Unfinished - Director's Discussion
Yael Hersonski
Award winning Israeli filmmaker Yael will lead a follow-up discussion on her documentary A Film Unfinished. Co-sponsored with Communications and Media Studies.

Thursday, April 7, 4:30pm
Center for the Humanities
48 Professors Row
*Q&A and reception to follow

Saul Bellow: Letters
Professor Janis Bellow and Benjamin Taylor
A panel discussion with Professor Janis Bellow and Benjamin Taylor, editor of Saul Bellow: Letters.