Upcoming Events

February 21 | 4:30-6:30 | Rabb Room
"Public Amnesias"
Kendra Field, Kerri Greenidge, Aditi Mehta,
James Rice

February 26 | 4:30-6:30 | CHAT Conference Room
Poetry Reading
Natalie Shapero

March 6 | 4:30-6:30 | CHAT Conference Room
Book Launch & Reception
Kendra Field

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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.

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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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