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Announcement: JHI Program for the Arts, 2015-2016


Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts: Things That Matter

The Jackman Humanities Institute is pleased to announce its set of funded events for 2015-16.

Being Things
    Barbara Fischer (Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and University of Toronto Art Centre)
    (Exhibition curated by John Hampton) 28 Oct.-19 Dec. 2015

Kashmir and Karoline: An Experiment in Rehearsal Practices
    Holger Syme (UTM English & Drama)
    (Workshop series) – Dates TBD

Animate Entities: Objects in Performance
    Gabriel Levine (CHCI-SSHRC postdoc)
    Lawrence Switzky (UTM English & Drama)
    T. Nikki Cesare-Schotzko (Drama, Theatre & Performance)
    (Symposium and two performance cabarets) – March 2016

Metals and Memory
    Cara Krmpotich (Faculty of Information)
    Pamela Klassen (Study of Religion)
    (Series of public discussions) – Dates TBD

Material, Concept, Archive: Research in Contemporary African Art Practice
    Elizabeth Harney (UTSC Arts Culture Media)
    Silvia Forni (ROM and Anthropology)
    (Visitor series) – Dates TBD

    Carl Knappett (Art)
    Jordan Bear (Art)
    (Workshop) – Dates TBD

Puppet Masters: Uncanny Life, Grotesque Entertainment and Global Performance

    Lawrence Switzky (UTM English & Drama, Comparative Literature)
    Veronika Ambros (Slavic Studies)
    (Performances and workshop)
    October 2015 – Cake & Puppets Theatre (Prague)
    7-11 March 2016 – Bread and Puppet Theater (New York)

Material Flows & Friction: Mobility in Science and Medicine
    (Conference) – 1 April 2016
    Lucia Dacome (Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science & Technology)
    Zeynep Celik Alexander (Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design)

The Image and Interface Symposium
    (Conference) – Spring 2016
    Kenzie Burchell (UTSC Arts, Culture and Media)
    Ruoyun Bai (UTSC Arts, Culture and Media, Centre for Comparative Literature)
    Will Kwan (UTSC Arts, Culture and Media)
    Yi (Evie) Gu (UTSC Arts, Culture and Media; Art)

Collecting: On Nearness, Order, and Things
    (Conference with Visitor Susan Buck-Morss) 8-9 April 2016
    Robert Davidson (Spanish & Portuguese, Northrop Frye Centre)

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