News: CHAT Highlights
CHAT is now accepting applications for Postdoctoral Position
The Center for the Humanities at Tufts University, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) and the Office of Provost, invites applications for a residential postdoctoral fellowship beginning July 1, 2024.
November 15, 2023
Slavery, Colonialism and their Legacies Symposium held at Tufts Dental School
On November 8th, the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, along with the History Department, the Center for the Humanities at Tufts, the Tufts Archival Research Center and the Office of the Provost hosted a symposium at Tufts Dental School in Boston, to introduce the Slavery, Colonialism and Their Legacies at Tufts (SCL) Project.
November 13, 2023
CHAT is accepting Faculty Fellowships for 2024-25. Apply by December 17
The Center for the Humanities at Tufts offers three research fellowships each academic year to faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts who are engaged in humanistic scholarship or artistic creation or criticism. Tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, and professors of the practice are eligible to apply.
November 13, 2023
Environmental Humanities Symposium draws interdisciplinary crowd
The Environmental Humanities Symposium drew a crowd of students and professors from many disciplines on September 21 and 22 in Curtis Hall.
October 18, 2023
Canadian Poet Laureate Louise Halfe comes to campus
CHAT, TDPS, RCD and the English Department hosted Canadian Poet Laureate and Native Canadian, Louise Halfe, to campus.
October 12, 2023
Author Audrey Petty comes to Campus
On September 20, UEP, CHAT, and others hosted a special event in the Crane Room of Paige Hall at noon for a conversation with author Audrey Petty.
September 26, 2023
Congratulations to Kerri Greenidge, MAAH Stone Book Award Winner
Kerri Greenidge , Co-Director of the CSRD, has just been named a finalist for the MAAH Stone Book award for her work The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family.
September 5, 2023
Civic Life Lunch - Who Tells Her Story?
Why are stories of women, particularly women from marginalized groups, so underrepresented in the historical record and modern media? Who decides whose story is told, and how? Join Tisch College for lunch and learn how Half the History curates, archives and shares diverse women's stories through short-form biography, film and podcast...and how students can get involved. Added bonus? Check out the brand new Half the History exhibit now on display in the Barnum Hall lobby gallery.
August 31, 2023
CHAT welcomes Kyera Singleton
Kyera Singleton joins Tufts as a Dissertation Fellow at the Center for the Humanities and the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy starting September 1.
August 29, 2023
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August 22, 2023
Tufts Joins NHA
The National Humanities Alliance works to bolster undergraduate humanities enrollments, promote public engagement with the humanities, and increase funding for the humanities. Their work includes collaborating with Universities to understand the humanities are facing, advocating for the value of the humanities on the national stage, and bringing together higher ed professionals with representatives from scholarly societies, community organizations, and state humanities councils in support of the humanities. Tufts is delighted to join the NHA for the 2023-24 academic year.
August 14, 2023