Silvia Federici gives talk on feminism, anti-capitalism

Silvia Federici, a scholar, activist and professor emerita at Hofstra University, gave a talk in ASEAN Auditorium covering topics featured in her book, “Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and Politics of the Commons” (2018).  The event was sponsored by several departments, including the Department of Anthropology, the Environmental Studies Program and the Consortium of Studies in […]

Registrar launches new degree audit system

JoAnn Jack, registrar of the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, announced in an Oct. 31 email to students that the first phase of the new academic advising tool and degree audit system is now available for students and advisors on SIS. Students can access the new degree audit system under the “Academic – […]

Q&A: Sarah Luna, newly-hired professor of anthropology and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies

Sarah Luna, the first-ever Kathryn A. McCarthy, J45, AG46, Assistant Professor in Women’s Studies, is one of the 35 newly-hired professors in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering who arrived at Tufts this fall. Luna, whose research focuses on sex work, migration and borders, and race and ethnicity, sat down with the Daily […]

Student group aims to provide support, connection for women in Social Sciences

A new student group, Women in the Social Sciences, formed this semester with the intent of connecting and empowering women studying the social sciences at Tufts. According to group co-founder Eva Kahan, the group will have education, outreach and community committees and will look to provide its members with networking and career opportunities. “We are hoping to form a […]

New anthropology fieldwork course to be offered next fall

A new anthropology course, Anthropology 161: Fieldwork Lab, will be offered next fall. The course, which was proposed by Senior Lecturer in Anthropology Cathy Stanton at the anthropology department faculty meeting on March 11, will teach traditional anthropological fieldwork methods to students. According to Stanton, the new course, which she will teach, will be offered on Wednesday afternoons. It will be an […]