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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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SSHRC Insight Development Grant Writing Workshop

170 St. George Street, JHB room 100
Grant writing workshop

Commenting and Commentary: The Historical Emergence of a Global Interpretive Mode

125 Queen's Park, 3rd floor, Room 312

Amitav Ghosh lecture: A Crisis of Culture: Art, Literature, and the Humanities in the Anthropocene

2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Lecture by Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh reads Gun Island

2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Reading by Amitav Ghosh

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

Announcement of awards: 2019-2020 Working Groups at JHI

Amitav Ghosh will visit Toronto 7-11 October 2019

information about how to apply

This fellowship is offered for the first time, and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on September 19 2019.
Thursdays are special at the JHI. Our Fellows meet to share lunch and talk about their research in an open, supportive forum that always generates an interesting discussion. The first lunch for our 2019-2020 year got the ball rolling with…
Submitted by Jennifer Nagel on April 22 2019.
There’s something strange about the verb “to know”. It is one of the most common verbs—in English and in other languages—and we are ordinarily very generous in our use of it. We freely describe ourselves and others as knowing all sorts of things on…
Submitted by Bradley Hald on March 25 2019.
Bradley Hald, Chancellor Jackman Graduate Fellow in Classics Long celebrated as the ‘most scientific’ historian of the ancient world, the fifth-century BCE chronicler Thucydides was also deeply concerned with human emotionality. His History of the…
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