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Undergrad Fellowships 2012-2013 Announcement

Jackman Humanities Institute Undergraduate Fellowships, 2012-2013

We are pleased to announce the appointment of six Jackman Humanities Institute Undergraduate Fellows for 2012-2013 who will be researching projects relevant to the theme of Food during their senior year at the University of Toronto.

Robyn Clarke (Specialist, English / Minor, Cinema Studies)
Scarcity in Literature and Film: How Food and Survival are represented in Narratives And Their Causal Effect in the Back to the Land Movement
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Robert Davidson

Katie Fewster-Yan (Double Major, UTSC English and UTSC Philosophy)
From Eating Disorder to Word Order: How Female Identity and Desire Manifest Through Food Habits and On the Page
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisors:  Professors Andrea Most and Robert Gibbs   

Erin Kobayashi (Double Major, Aboriginal Studies and English)
Like Coffee and Chocolate: Comparing Skin Colors to Commodities of Colonialism
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Andrea Most

Ana Komparic (Double Major, Immunology and Bioethics / Minor, History & Philosophy of Science and Technology)
Back to the Future: Reevaluating the Ethical Considerations for Implementing GM Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Amira Mittermaier

Mathura Sabanayagam (Double Major, English and Human Biology)
Food Symbolism in Contemporary Breast Cancer Narratives
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Frances Garrett

Richard Wu (Specialist, Philosophy / Major, Cognitive Science)
Consuming Food, Consuming Information
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor:  Professor Frances Garrett

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