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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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Climate Change and the Failure of Traditional Environmental Philosophy

170 St. George Street, 1st floor, Room 100
Talk by Joseph Heath

Strange Weather: The Science and Art of Climate Change

1 Devonshire Place, Campbell Conference Facility

Statues as sex objects: Agalmatophilia in Antiquity

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

Calls for Funding

Mellon New Directions Fellowships 2019

Support for additional training for Research Faculty

Artist in Residence, 2020-2021

Invitation for Chairs and Directors to propose a collaboration

JHI Announcements

Events chosen to reflect the JHI annual theme, Strange Weather

Announcement of awards: 2019-2020 Working Groups at JHI

Amitav Ghosh will visit Toronto 7-11 October 2019

information about how to apply

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on November 21 2019.
Stephanie Bernhard (PhD English, University of Virginia, 2017) is the JHI New Media and Public Humanities Early Career Fellow for 2019-2020. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Salisbury University, where she specializes in the environmental…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on November 15 2019.
Andrew Brown (Ph.D. English, Yale University, 2019) is JHI's Digital Humanities Network Postdoctoral Fellow. Andrew’s fellowship research project uses text mining and mapping tools in order to track how the inhabitants of the early modern Atlantic…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on November 08 2019.
Chiara Graf, a Chancellor Henry N.R. Jackman Graduate Fellow in the Humanities, gave a recent Fellows' Lunch talk about affect and rationality in Roman philosopher, scientist, and tragedian Lucius Annaeus Seneca's (c.1 BCE-65 CE) Natural Questions.…
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
Exhibition site