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. Read more...

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Small Planet


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

Once Were Maoists: Third World Currents in Fourth World Anti-Colonialism


100 St. George Street, Sidney Smith Hall Room 3130
Lecture, Glen Coulthard

Digesting the Anthropocene: The Gut as a Threatened Landscape


170 St. George Street, JHB room 100
Lecture by Nitin Ahuja

The Climates of Media


170 St. George Street, Room 100
Lecture by Peter Szendy

Calls for Funding

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: 25 March 2020

2020 Jackman Scholars-in-Residence

Deadline 24 February 2020

JHI Announcements

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on February 24 2020.
Julie Zatzman is a doctoral candidate in the OISE Department of Adult Education & Community Development and is the 2019-21 Amilcare Iannucci Graduate Fellow in the Humanities. Julie's doctoral research aims to shed light on an increasingly…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on February 10 2020.
Daniel McNeil is the first person to hold the Visiting Public Humanities Faculty Fellowship at the JHI. He obtained his PhD in History from the University of Toronto in 2007 and brings to the Fellowship many years of experience nurturing…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on February 05 2020.
Faculty Fellow Mark A. Cheetham’s second presentation at our Fellows' Lunch on the ‘Strange Weather’ theme–Drawn North: Magnetic Men and the Circulation of Arctic Knowledge, c. 1818-75–took the form of an exploratory preview of an exhibition project…
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