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Jackman Humanities Institute

The Jackman Humanities Institute will be closed to the public, and staff will be telecommuting for at least the period 16 March through 4 May 2020. All events, working groups, and fellowship activities have been cancelled, postponed or moved online.

POSTPONED -- Heeding The Messenger: Songbirds and the Scale of Climate Change

Morning: 100 St. George Street, SS2098 / Afternoon: 2 Sussex Avenue ITH

CANCELLED -- 'Profit from Storms': Credit, Climate, and Calamity in the Bay of Bengal

170 St. George Street JHB room 1040
talk by Debjany Bhattacharyya

Calls for Funding

2020-2021 Working Groups

Deadline for applications: 15 May 2020


Deadline is Thursday 14 May 2020

2020-2021 JHI-UTSC DH Faculty Fellowship


2020 JHI High School Humanities Summer Institute

Explore the humanities at the University of Toronto!

2020-2021 Chancellor Jackman Graduate Fellowships

Dissertation Completion Fellowship; deadline 16 March 2020

2020-2021 Program for the Arts

Apply for event funding. DEADLINE EXTENDED 15 APRIL 2020

2020 Jackman Scholars-in-Residence

Deadline 24 February 2020

The Toronto Humanities at Large Writing Workshop

This event has been cancelled and will run in 2021

JHI Announcements

The deadline for applications has been extended to 15 April 2020

Information about status and preparations from JHI

Public-Facing Writing for Academics

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on April 02 2020.
Julie ZatzmanJulie Zatzman is a doctoral candidate in the OISE Department of Adult Education & Community Development and JHI’s Amilcare Iannucci Graduate Fellow in the Humanities for 2019-2020. Julie's doctoral research aims to shed light on an…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on April 01 2020.
Zachary RosenZachary Rosen is studying Philosophy and History. He holds the Dr. Jan Blumenstein Undergraduate Award in the Humanities as one of the JHI’s 2019-2020 Undergraduate Fellows. Zachary’s research investigates the political philosophy of…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on March 25 2020.
Olivia SmithOlivia Smith is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing a double major in Philosophy and Peace, Conflict, and Justice Studies, and one of the JHI’s 2019-2020 Undergraduate Fellows. Her research as an Undergraduate Fellow at JHI…
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