Don’t cry for me, Argentina — because Thomas Wisniewski, a PhD candidate at Harvard in Comparative Literature, is teaching the tango at Tufts in his Fall 2019 ExCollege course!
As residents of the Greater Boston Area, most Tufts students have familiarized themselves with the triumphs and tribulations of taking the T, Boston's metro system. Rosa Stern Pait is teaching an Explorations course for first-year students, titled Mind the Gap: Transportation in Media and Society, which explores different kinds of public transportation and how they're portrayed in media throughout the world.
Tufts alum provides a unique opportunity for undergrads to learn about global journalism in an interactive and engaging way. Students think critically about news consumption and navigate the dynamic between a reporter, a source, and the reader.
We believe in heroes, and we have the potential to learn from them. First-year students at Tufts are leaping into action in this ExCollege course taught by two seniors!
In her Fall 2019 ExCollege course, immigration attorney Maggie Morgan explores why there’s a sudden increase in asylum seekers and why asylum status can be so difficult to obtain in the United States.
Owen Finnegan, a senior majoring in English with a minor in Education, explores Boston’s fraught history of censorship and enforced morality with the first-year students in his Explorations seminar, Banned in Boston: Forbidden Books in the Cradle of Liberty.
We dream of commercialized space travel and the colonization of Mars, but we rarely stop to consider the technology required to achieve such goals. Margaret Stevens, a Robyn Gittleman Teaching Fellow, highlights the relevance of such technology in her Fall 2019 ExCollege course.
How can we blend two radically different fields to communicate complex ideas? Michael Fath, a Tufts Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology and a Robyn Gittleman Teaching Fellow, teaches the connection between STEM and visual arts in his Fall 2019 ExCollege course.
Everyone does it – absentmindedly running your fingers over the rack of clothes from whatever store you’re walking through. But for every t-shirt you touch, do you ever consider the footprint it left behind or the labor that went into creating it?