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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

JHI Map Location

Voices in the Ayre: Early Modern Songscapes and the Music of Henry Lawes

75 Queen's Park Crescent East, Emmanual College Chapel

Film Screening: The Secret in their Eyes

film screening

Calls for Funding

Jackman Scholars-in-Residence 2019

Deadline 22 February 2019.

JHI Announcements

JHI will focus on environmental humanities in the coming year

12-month and 6-month awards for Faculty Fellows

Information about Tracey Lindberg's residency at the JHI

Information on how undergraduate students can apply to participate in Scholars-in-Residence, May 2018

Information about how to subscribe to the JHI newsletter

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Kim Yates on December 13 2018.
Knowledge versus Belief Lunch discussion led by Faculty Research Fellow Jennifer Nagel (Philosophy) 11 October 2018 Human adults “read” social scenes automatically: without conscious effort, we see other people not just as physical objects moving…
Submitted by Kim Yates on November 16 2018.
By Jill Carter (Co-Convenor: Deep Time), October 2018 Deep Time Working Group members. Photo: Mehrangiz Monsef, 2018Taakwaakin (autumn) is for the Anishinaabeg a time of preparation. It seems most fitting, then, that on a miraculously mild day near…
Submitted by Kim Yates on November 01 2018.
Nicholas Galanin, Things are Looking Native, Native's Looking Whiter, 2012I continue to shape Notes from a visit to the Art Museum For a change of pace, I took the JHI Fellows for a tour of the exhibition I continue to shape (curated by cheyanne…
Nadia Belerique, I hate you don't leave me, 2015. Inkjet photograph, 42 x 30 cm. Courtesy of Daniel Faria Gallery

Our current exhibition

Reading, Again

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