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The Jackman Humanities Institute is currently closed to the public. All staff members are telecommuting. All events, working groups, and fellowship activities are being provided online.

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JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on June 02 2021.
By David Perry In May 2021, the Institute offered an intensive workshop entitled, “So You Want to Start a Blog? - A Three Day Introduction to Blogging for Academics,” online for the first time. The course was designed for scholars who were…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on April 23 2021.
Cara Krmpotich, a 2020-2021 Chancellor Jackman Faculty Research Fellow, has received $200,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Ontario Research Fund to build 20 “Mobile Community Research Kits” – self-contained backpacks that enable…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on March 24 2021.
Transformative. A gift. Phenomenal. Life-changing. These are just a few of the descriptions we received after the four day Public Writing: An Introduction workshop led by Irina Dumitrescu. Irina provided us with a summary of the workshop. by Irina…
Lynne Cohen, Classroom in an emergency measures college, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 40.64 x 50.8 cm. Hart House Collection, HH2010.010. Promised gift of Norman Morcos. Courtesy of the Art Museum at the University of Toronto.

Our current exhibition

Birds of a Feather

28 Oct 2020 to 25 Jun 2021
Curated by Ameen Ahmed
Exhibition site

Presented in conjunction with the Jackman Humanities Institute. Birds of a Feather is composed of artists’ works that directly respond to Jackman Humanities Institute Research Fellows’ projects. The works offer tools, commentary, and/or encouragement through visual or conceptual means. Silently, but not necessarily quietly, they image different forms of commonality and collectivity, incorporation and inclusion.