JHI Building

Jackman Humanities Institute

JHI advances scholarship in the Humanities at the University of Toronto by offering a variety of ways for students, faculty and visiting scholars to network, learn from each other and to develop new interdisciplinary modes of understanding of the human experience. More

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Statues as sex objects: Agalmatophilia in Antiquity


125 Queen’s Park, Lillian Massey Building, Room 220
Talk by Regina Hoschele

Book Launch - Waste Not: A Jewish Environmental Ethic


170 St. George Street, 1st floor, Room 100
Book Launch

Lecture on the History of Skywriting


1 Spadina Crescent, Faculty of Architecture
Lecture by Anne Carson

Algorithms and the New Politics of Recognition


78 Queen's Park Crescent, Room J140, Faculty of law
Lecture by Wendy Chun

Small Planet


170 St. George Street, 1st floor, Room 100
Talk by Lewis Gordon

Calls for Funding

JHI Announcements

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on January 15 2020.
Judith Ellen Brunton is a doctoral candidate in the Department for the Study of Religion and a Chancellor Henry N.R. Jackman Graduate Fellow in the Humanities. Her research project at the JHI explores how oil companies, government agencies, and…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on December 12 2019.
Public Studio, JHI’s Artists in Residence for 2019-20, is the collaborative art practice of filmmaker Elle Flanders and architect Tamira Sawatzky. For a recent Thursday Fellows’ Lunch they treated us to a brief retrospective of a few of their…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on December 04 2019.
Khaled Abu Jayyab (Ph.D. Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, 2019) is JHI’s Community-Engaged Early Career Fellow. Khaled’s fellowship research focuses on diachronically understanding human responses to changes in…
Lisa Hirmer, Watching, Dull Edges. 2017. Photograph, 24x16 inches, one of a series of six. Courtesy of the artist.

Our current exhibition

Weather Amnesia

18 Sep 2019 to 30 Jun 2020
Curated by Yuluo Wei
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