Kris Manjapra, author and Tufts history professor, talks history of slavery

Tufts professor of history Kris Manjapra delivered his lecture “Black Ghosts of Empire” to a packed audience in Kirby Hall Monday night. The talk, which focused on the slave trade in the 1800s, was the Robert ‘69 and Margaret Pastor Lecture in International Affairs. Manjapra received his doctorate from Harvard University in 2007. His work focuses on […]

Jean Corrie poetry prize winner discusses love, themes for poem ‘Bruises, Tongues, and a Funeral’

Emily Lugos ’20 is a first generation Mexican-American whose first language is English. Lugos explained that in her culture, many people will start with their first language as Spanish. Not fitting in with the norm, she said, she didn’t always feel like “a part of [her] culture.” The cultural disconnect left her stranded in a middle-ground […]