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
Calls for Funding
Announcement of awards
Nine public-facing events, run by teams across the University of Toronto, will receive funding from the Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) to explore Institute’s annual theme for 2019-20, Strange Weather.
Do you want to connect with faculty and graduate students across UofT to discuss humanities topics but need some resources to make it happen? The Jackman Humanities Institute could enable your group to meet.
Lucy Suchman, a globally renowned expert in human computer interaction whose recent work explores the issues raised by the growing use of facial recognition technologies, will deliver this year’s JHI marquee lecture: Apparatuses of Recognition.
Want to extend your research into the Digital Humanities? An opportunity for development and funding.
JHI Blog: Humanities at Large
Our current exhibition
12 Sep 2018 to 30 Jun 2019
Curated by Lillian O’Brien Davis
Reading, Again exhibition website at the Art Museum
Presented in conjunction with the Jackman Humanities Institute’s 2018–19 research theme Reading Faces, Reading Minds, this exhibition seeks to complicate how we think about perception. Works in a diversity of media confront the viewer with perceptual and conceptual disorientation