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Announcement: JHI Working Groups, 2015-2016


Jackman Humanities Institute Working Groups

The Jackman Humanities Institute is pleased to announce its set of Working Groups for 2015-16.  If you are interested in joining a working group, please contact the lead to request membership. Further information about this program, and about this year's working groups, can be found HERE.

Animals in the Law and Humanities (renewal)
    Lead:    Angela Fernandez, Faculty of Law

Creative Labour
    Lead:    Jessica Taylor, UTM Anthropology

Critical China Studies
    Leads:    Yiching Wu, UTSG East Asian Studies
        Xing Fan, Drama Theatre & Performance Studies

Digital Humanities: Mapping Space, Sense, and Time
    Lead:    Nicholas Terpstra, UTSG History

Humour, Seriously
    Leads:    Jeanne Mathieu-Lessard, Ph.D. candidate, Comparative Literature
        Matthew Risling, Ph.D. candidate, English
        Matthew Cohn, Postdoctoral fellow, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
        Peter Jones, Postdoctoral fellow, UTM Historical Studies

Imagining and Inhabiting Northern Landscapes (renewal)   
    Leads:    Marisa Karyl Franz, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion
        Meaghan Weatherdon, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion
        Pamela Klassen, UTSG Study of Religion

Im/Migration, Mobilities, and Circulation
    Leads:    Donna Gabaccia, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
        Jayeeta Sharma, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
        Natalie Rothman, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies

Medieval East Asia
    Leads:    Thomas Keirstead, UTSG East Asian Studies
        Amanda Goodman, UTSG Study of Religion

Multilingual in Bilingual Canada
   Leads:    Rena Helms-Park, UTSC French & Linguistics
        Mihaela Pirvulescu, UTM Language Studies
        Maria Petrescu, lecturer, UTM Language Studies

Queer Theory (renewal)
    Lead:    Laine Zisman Newman, Ph.D. student, Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

The Affect Project
    Lead:    Dana Seitler, UTSG English

Uncanny Life: Puppets and Other Vibrant Matter
    Lead:    Larry Switzky, UTM English & Drama
        Veronika Ambros, UTSG Slavic Studies and UTSG Comparative Literature

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