Alain Baidou responds to Trump’s election, encourages revolt against current system

French philosopher Alain Badiou spoke about President-elect Donald Trump’s election and theorized about what that means for the state of democracy and capitalism during a lecture last night in the ASEAN Auditorium. Over 120 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Center for the Humanities at Tufts and the Toupin-Bolwell Fund. During the talk, […]

Commemorating end of WWII, Last Folio exhibits neglected part of Holocaust

Past and present blend together in a display of lived history currently located in the downstairs Koppelman Family Gallery of the Aidekman Arts Center. The exhibit, “Last Folio,” is a collaborative effort by photographer Yuri Dojc and media producer and documentarian Katya Krausova. Using three types of media — photography, film and a published book — the project depicts […]

Mellon grant to fund new professors

Tufts received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation this past June to fund four Mellon Bridge Assistant Professorships in the School of Arts and Sciences (A&S) that focus on interdisciplinary studies. Two proposals have already been accepted for the grant, and the new hires will begin next fall.   The $1.43 million grant […]