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2012-13 Research Fellows Announcement

Announcement:  Faculty Research Fellowships, 2012-2013

The Jackman Humanities Institute is proud to present the 2012-2013 slate of Faculty Research Fellows.  For further information about each fellow and his or her project, click on the name.

Twelve-month (residential) Fellows, on the theme of Food

Research Fellows hold an office on the 10th floor of the Jackman Humanities Building and are the central members of a circle of fellows. They are University of Toronto tenured faculty by the time of their fellowship, chosen for their distinction in achievements relative to their career stage and the excellence of their proposed project, and its relation to the annual theme for 2012-2013: Food.

Robert Davidson (Department of Spanish and Portuguese)
"The Taste of a Country: Land, Identity, and Terroir in Catalonia"
Frances Garrett (Department of Religion)
"Consuming Enlightenment: Ritual, Healing, and the Occult"
Amira Mittermaier (Department of Religion / Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations)
"Feeding the Poor: Islamic Charity in Post-Revolutionary Egypt"
Andrea Most (Department of English)
"Holy Lands: Jewish Neo-Pastoralism and the Sustainable Food Movement"

Download announcement and profiles for twelve-month Fellows [pdf]

Six-month (non-residential) Fellows

Research leaves are granted by the Jackman Humanities Institute as a continuation of the Chancellor Jackman Research Fellowships in the Humanities Program.  Tenure-stream or tenured faculty at the University of Toronto, each receives a six-month leave from their normal teaching and administrative duties in order to undertake research (including travel) on the project proposed in their application, and are chosen for the demonstrated excellence of their record of scholarship and the merit of the research proposal.

Naisargi N. Dave (Department of Anthropology)
"The Social Skin: Humans and Animals in India"
James Retallack (Department of History)
"Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918"

Download announcement and profiles for six-month fellows [pdf]


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