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The Departed

on Film Noir L. Blumkin

by Lily Blumkin

43 minutes ago

The characters of Frank Costello and Batman are, on the surface, polar opposites. One is a crime-perpetrating mobster and the other a crime-fighting vigilante. However, it is undeniable that both characters share […]

Announcing a Summer Session Course: Black and Native New England (open to non-Tufts students as well!)

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

1 hour, 52 minutes ago

AMER 180C/ HIST 173/ AFR 147B: Black and Native New England 2015 Summer Session 2 (Mon/ Wed 9:00-12:30 PM) Kendra Field, Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies   “You have to know your history. Then you’ll have a purposeful presence in the world.” - August Wilson This course offers a place-based study of African American, Native American, and black Indian experiences within and beyond New England. Using biography, family history, historical monographs, film, and walking tours, we will examine African and Native American lives from the colonial period through the twentieth century. Moving chronologically, we will consider experiences of colonial settlement and Native American conquest; racial slavery and the transition from slavery to freedom; sovereignty and civil rights struggles. Finally, we will examine the public history and memorialization of African, Native American, and black Indian experiences within and beyond New England.   For registration information, please visit  http://ase.tufts.edu/summer/registration.asp   AMER 180C/ HIST 173/ AFR 147B: Black and Native New England 2015 Summer Session 2 (Mon/ Wed 9:00-12:30 PM) Kendra Field, Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies

Jesus Christ Superstar set at Ground Zero

on Protest Theatre and Performance After 9/11

by Tara Watkins

3 hours, 28 minutes ago

Hi All -- since I brought this up in class, I felt I had to post the Boston Globe's review of the […]

Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

4 hours, 23 minutes ago

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Education positions at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Interpretive Specialist [New York […]

Education positions at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

4 hours, 34 minutes ago

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is looking for three positions within the education department at Crystal Bridges. Two are Associate/Senior Museum Educators within School and Community Programs and Public Programs respectively. The third is a new position for research and assessment. To learn more, please go to http://crystalbridges.org/about/careers-internships/.