Major Jackson: John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading on April 2nd

Major Jackson, PoetMajor Jackson, author of 3 collections of poetry – Holding Company, Hoops, and Leaving Saturn, (awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry) – is a Guggenheim Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and Whiting Writers’ Award recipient.

Jackson will be reading his poetry on April 2nd, 3:30 PM, in the Hirsh Reading Room.

Jackson’s poems explore art, literature, and music as a dark, seductive force and render visible the spirit of resilience, courage, and creativity in ordinary lives. Book signing and reception will follow the reading.

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Reserve a Group Study Room in Tisch

Groups of 2 or more Tufts students can now reserve one of our 11 group study rooms through the Tufts Space and Resource Reservation System.
Go to; log in with your Tufts username and password; select Medford Campus, Tisch Library; pick a room, date, time, number of attendees; and provide contact information.

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Weiping Wu Author Talk, Wed Feb 12th

Weiping Wu, Author featured in Feb Author Talk
Weiping Wu’s new book, The Chinese City, is a study of Chinese cities, home today to 10% of the world’s population. Wu’s talk on 2.12, 3:30 pm, Hirsh Reading Room, will offer a lens into the complex character of the changing city as well as the Chinese economy, society, and environment.

The 13th Maxine Newberg Gordon, J70, Book Prize will be awarded to Thomas Snarsky preceding the talk; reception & book signing will follow.

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