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. 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

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

Long announcement with biographies and project descriptions

Long announcement with biographies and project descriptions

Short announcement, 12-month and 6-month fellows

Events chosen to reflect the JHI annual theme, Strange Weather

JHI Blog: Humanities at Large

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on December 12 2019.
Public Studio, JHI’s Artists in Residence for 2019-20, is the collaborative art practice of filmmaker Elle Flanders and architect Tamira Sawatzky. For a recent Thursday Fellows’ Lunch they treated us to a brief retrospective of a few of their…
Submitted by Sonja Johnston on December 04 2019.
Khaled Abu Jayyab (Ph.D. Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, 2019) is JHI’s Community-Engaged Early Career Fellow. Khaled’s fellowship research focuses on diachronically understanding human responses to changes in…
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…
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