Featured Events

  • Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD) Inaugural Celebration and Plenary

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:30pm EDT

    The Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD) is the academic home for Africana, American, Asian American, Colonialism and Latino Studies — all programs that link innovative, progressive, and outstanding scholarship and learning on race, colonialism, and diaspora. We welcome all students, faculty and staff to a community celebration and interactive discussion, facilitated by program directors, about how our intersectionality and differences help us understand the study of race, colonialism, and diaspora in plural and more profound ways.

    Building: Sophia Gordon Hall
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Somerville, MA 02144
    Location Details: 15 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA 02155
    Category: Information Sessions, Special Events, Other
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Contact: Cynthia Sanders
    Event Sponsor: Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD)
    Admission: free
    More infoas.tufts.edu…

  • Tufts Farmers Market

    Sep 24, 2014, 11:30am EDT

    Fresh organic locally grown produce is available for sale from the farms of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, a Tufts Friedman School on Nutrition initiative

    Building: Campus Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Somerville, MA 02144
    Location Details: lower patio
    Category: Arts & Culture
    Event Contact: Julie Lampie
    Event Sponsor: Tufts Dining

  • Ferguson as Metaphor: Racial Equality in the 21st Century

    Sep 24, 2014, 7pm EDT

    Please join us to discuss the recent events in Ferguson, MO in an interactive format between a panel and the audience. We will probe the militarization of police departments, the state of black equality and leadership in America, and how to turn Ferguson from a moment into a sustained movement.

    Building: Alumnae Hall
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Category: Academics, Arts & Culture, Conferences & Symposia, Lectures & Seminars, Research
    School: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, School of Engineering, School of Medicine, The Fletcher School, Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, University-wide
    Event Contact: Theresa Sullivan, theresa.sullivan@tufts.edu
    Event Sponsor: Center for the Study of Race and Democracy

  • 25th Anniversary Conference of the Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies

    Sep 26, 2014, 4pm EDT

    This September CSAIOS celebrates its 25th Anniversary with talks by Amartya Sen and Sugata Bose followed by a day of panel discussions about the various aspects of South Asian studies,

    About the Center:
    Established in 1989, The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University has served as New England's focal point for scholars of and scholarship on the South Asian subcontinent and the Indian Ocean rim.

    Building: Cabot Intercultural Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: ASEAN Auditorium, The Fletcher School
    Category: Special Events
    School: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, The Fletcher School, Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, University-wide
    Event Contactneelum.sohail@tufts.edu
    Event Sponsor: Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Department of History
    Admission: Tufts Community and General Public
    More infoase.tufts.edu…

  • Amartya Sen at Tufts

    Sep 26, 2014, 4:30pm EDT

    Amartya Sen speaks at Tufts! "Is there Anything Special about South Asian Studies?" as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of CSAIOS.

    About the Center:
    Established in 1989, The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University has served as New England's focal point for scholars of and scholarship on the South Asian subcontinent and the Indian Ocean rim.

    Building: Cabot Intercultural Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: ASEAN Auditorium
    Category: Special Events
    School: University-wide
    Event Contactneelum.sohail@tufts.edu
    Event Sponsor: The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University and The Department of History
    Admission: Tufts Community and General Public
    More infoase.tufts.edu…

  • HOMECOMING 2014

    Sep 27, 2014, 11am EDT

    Cheer on Tufts as the Jumbos face Bates and Amherst Colleges at Homecoming 2014! Join us for a full day of activities for the entire family on J-Field. Visit Homecoming Village for free food and beverages, free give-away items, and lots of Jumbo spirit. Don’t forget to bring future Jumbos to Kids’ Corner for arts and crafts and other games. Learn about the amazing history of Jumbo through an exhibition curated by Professor Andrew McClellan, Jumbo: Marvel, Myth, and Mascot at the Aidekman Arts Center Gallery. And be sure to stop by the Photo Booth to get your commemorative homecoming photo!

    Building: Ellis Oval
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Join Alumni and Students on J-Field, adjacent to Ellis Oval, where Jumbo's Tent will be the place to meet and greet friends and alumni young and old. Food, fun, carnival games, giveaways, and activities for the kids.
    Category: Alumni, Athletics, Special Events
    School: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, School of Engineering, School of Medicine, The Fletcher School, Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, University-wide
    Event Contact: Tom Williams, A92, Senior Associate Director,, Outreach & Engagement Programs, The Office of Alumni Relations, 617.627.3279
    Event Sponsor: TuftsAlumni
    RSVP Information: Contact Alumni Relations: 617.627.3532
    Admission: free of charge
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  • Erik Lindgren 60th Birthday Chamber-A-Go-Go Concert

    Sep 27, 2014, 7pm EDT

    Composer/pianist Erik Lindgren (Tufts B.A. in Music, 1976) is in residence from September 22-27, culminating with this concert retrospective at 8 p.m. Since 1980, Lindgren has been a founding member of the Boston-based new music ensemble Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, which has toured internationally and recorded eleven crossover CDs mixing rock and chamber music aesthetics. Original repertoire will include "Progressive Music for String Quartet" (2006), "Dark Garden" suite with projected visuals (2013), recent tangos, and works by Birdsongs.

    The concert will be preceded at 7 p.m. by a screening of Michael Burlingame's "To A Random" (1986), a 23 minute film with original unused soundtrack by Erik Lindgren.

    Free; no tickets required

    This concert has been made possible by the Granoff Music Fund.

    Building: Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Distler Performance Hall
    Category: Arts & Culture

  • D18 White Coat Ceremony

    Sep 28, 2014, 10am EDT

    The White Coat Ceremony formally recognizes the Class of D2018 as they enbark on their journey to becoming dental health professionals.

    Ceremony: 10 am - noon
    Luncheon: noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Open House Reception at One Kneeland Street: 1:30 - 3:30 pm

    Building: Off Campus
    Campus: Off Campus
    City: Off Campus
    Location Details: Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue
    Category: Special Events, Other
    School: School of Dental Medicine
    Event Contact: Katherine Vosker
    RSVP Information: RSVPs are sent to invited guests

  • Tufts Farmers Market

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:30am EDT

    Fresh organic locally grown produce is available for sale from the farms of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, a Tufts Friedman School on Nutrition initiative

    Building: Campus Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Somerville, MA 02144
    Location Details: lower patio
    Category: Arts & Culture
    Event Contact: Julie Lampie
    Event Sponsor: Tufts Dining

  • Tufts Community Day

    Oct 5, 2014, 11am EDT

    Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the 12th annual Community Day at Tufts University. The event will take place on the academic quad at Tufts’ Medford and Somerville campus and is cosponsored by the two cities. Highlights of the day include:
    * Complimentary lunch and refreshments
    * Exhibits, activities, and resource information presented by Tufts faculty, departments/organizations and by Medford and Somerville community groups
    * Tips on safety and fire prevention by police and fire departments
    * Music and dance performances by student groups
    * Pumpkin painting, crafts, face painting, and other activities for children

    Building: Academic Quad
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Parking for Community Day is available free of charge in the Tufts parking garage at 419 Boston Avenue, Medford. Take elevators in the Garage up to the 7th floor, exit the building, and walk across the footbridge toward the Quad.
    Category: Special Events
    Event ContactCommunityDay@tufts.edu
    Event Sponsor: Tufts Community Relations
    More infocday.tufts.edu

  • Celebrating Frank! Sunday at Tufts Community Concert Series

    Oct 5, 2014, 3pm EDT

    Performance faculty violist Scott Woolweaver and pianist Frank Glazer celebrate Glazer's 100th birthday this concert season. Pieces to be performed include:

    Hindemith: Sonata, Op. 11, no. 4 (1919)
    Clarke: Morpheus & Sonata (1919)
    Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 27, no. 2 ("Moonlight")
    Vaughan Williams: Romance

    Free; no tickets required

    Building: Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Distler Performance Hall
    Category: Arts & Culture
    Event Sponsor: Tufts University Department of Music
    Admission: free; no tickets required
    More infoas.tufts.edu…

  • Granoff Music Center Colloquium Series -- “Music, Mediation, and Post-Secular Religion"

    Oct 6, 2014, 12pm EDT

    Amherst College Professor of Music Jeffers Englehardt presents our first colloquium of the semester. Lunch to be served after the lecture.

    Free; no tickets required

    Please note that guest parking passes can be purchased at the Tufts University Police Department (419 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA).

    This colloquium has been made possible by the Granoff Music Fund.

    Building: Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center
    Category: Arts & Culture
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Sponsor: Department of Music
    Admission: Free; no tickets required
    More infoas.tufts.edu…

  • Tufts Farmers Market

    Oct 8, 2014, 11:30am EDT

    Fresh organic locally grown produce is available for sale from the farms of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, a Tufts Friedman School on Nutrition initiative

    Building: Campus Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Somerville, MA 02144
    Location Details: lower patio
    Category: Arts & Culture
    Event Contact: Julie Lampie
    Event Sponsor: Tufts Dining

  • Medical Day on the Hill 2014

    Oct 8, 2014, 6pm EDT

    Tufts Medical Day on the Hill is designed to give Tufts pre-med undergraduates the opportunity to practice their professional networking skills, learn from experienced Tufts graduates in the medical profession, and hear about the varied opportunities available to those with a medical degree. Students from all classes and majors will be attending. The program will feature remarks from a panel of alumni and networking over dinner.
    Dinner buffet will be served. Please inform us of any dietary allergies/restrictions by emailing Gina Regonini in Alumni Relations.

    Building: Alumnae Hall
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Category: Academics, Alumni, Information Sessions, Other
    Event Contact: Gina Regonini, Office of Alumni Relations (gina.regonini@tufts.edu)
    Event Sponsor: Tufts University Alumni Association; Pre-Professional Advising
    RSVP Information: Students register here: www.alumniconnections.com… Alumni register here: secure.www.alumniconnections.com…
    Admission: Free

  • The Role of Women in the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Oct 20, 2014, 12pm EDT

    Kathleen Dolan on female candidates and congressional elections.

    Building: Barnum Hall
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Pizza luncheon in Barnum 104
    Category: Special Events
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Contact: Jeannine Lenehan
    Event Sponsor: The Department of Political Science
    RSVP Information: Open to the Tufts community

  • Author Jonathan Franzen

    Oct 22, 2014, 5:30pm EDT

    "Storytelling and the Modern World"

    Jonathan Franzen is the author of a bestselling collection of essays, How to Be Alone (2002) and the memoir The Discomfort Zone (2006). He recently published a new English translation of the play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind. He has written the New York chapter of Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey's 2008 collection State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America, inspired by the state guides written for the WPA in the 1930s. His short stories and his essays, including political journalism, have most recently appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Essays, The New York Times, and The Guardian. A new collection of his nonfiction, Farther Away, appeared in 2012. His most recent nonfiction book is The Kraus Project, in which he translates and annotates essays by the satirist Karl Kraus. Jonathan Franzen is executive producer of a new documentary, Emptying the Skies, about the secret struggle to save the songbirds. The film is based on his New Yorker essay of the same name.

    Building: Cabot Intercultural Center
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: ASEAN Auditorium
    Category: Academics, Lectures & Seminars, Special Events
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Sponsor: Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT)
    Admission: Free and Open to the Public
    More infoase.tufts.edu…

  • Poet Ariana Reines

    Nov 18, 2014, 6pm EST

    Ariana Reines is a poet, playwright, artist, and translator. Her books include The Cow (Alberta Prize, Fence: 2006), Coeur de Lion (Mal-o-Mar: 2007), Mercury (Fence: 2011), Thursday (Spork: 2012), and The Origin of the World, an essay produced for the 2014 Whitney Biennial (Semiotext(e) 2014).    
    Her OBIE-winning play Telephone (2009) was commissioned & produced by The Foundry Theatre in New York.  Other performances and theatrical works include Mortal Kombat, with Jim Fletcher, at Le Mouvement Biel/Bienne in Switzerland and Gallery TPW in Toronto (2014), The Origin of the World at Stuart Shave Modern Art, London (2013). Volumes of translation include The Little Black Book of Grisélidis Real: Days and Nights of an Anarchist Whore by Jean-Luc Hennig (2009) and Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl by TIQQUN (2011), from Semiotext(e).
    In 2009 she was Roberta C. Holloway Lecturer in the Practice of Poetry at UC Berkeley, and has since taught at Columbia University, The New School, and Tufts.

    Building: 48 Professors Row
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Somerville, MA 02144
    Location Details: Fung House, Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT)
    Category: Academics, Lectures & Seminars, Special Events
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Sponsor: Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT)
    Admission: Free and Open to the Public
    More infoase.tufts.edu…

  • Panel event on Contemporary Algeria &Tunisia

    Nov 20, 2014, 6pm EST

    Panelists:
    - Robert Parks (Director, Centre d'Études Maghrébines en Algérie, CEMA, Oran): Algeria and the Arab Spring

    - Laryssa Chomiak (Director, Centre dÉtudes Maghrébines en Tunisie, CEMAT, Tunis): Tunisia's revolution: achievements to date and the challenges it faces

    - Hugh Roberts (History Department, Tufts University), Moderator

    Building: Barnum Hall
    Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
    City: Medford, MA 02155
    Location Details: Room 104
    Category: Academics, Conferences & Symposia, Lectures & Seminars, Special Events
    School: School of Arts and Sciences
    Event Contact: Prof. Hugh Roberts, Director, Middle Eastern Studies, Hugh.Roberts@tufts.edu
    Event Sponsor: Middle Eastern Studies Program
    Admission: free and open to the public
    More infoase.tufts.edu…