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Announcement, JHI Working Groups, 2014-2015

Jackman Humanities Institute Working Groups 2014-2015
If you are interested in joining a working group, please contact the lead to request membership. Full information about JHI Working Groups is available at

Animals in the Law and Humanities (renewal)
    Leads: Angela Fernandez, Law; Sarah Amato, Instructor, History
City Food (renewal)
    Leads:    Ken MacDonald, UTSC Human Geography; Dan Bender, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
The Dictionary of Untranslatables
    Leads:     Oisín Keohane, Postdoctoral Fellow, UTSC Philosophy and Jackman Humanities Institute; Willi Goetschel, UTSG Philosophy and Germanic Studies; Rebecca Comay, UTSG Comparative Literature and Philosophy
Energy in the Humanities
    Lead:    Steve Penfold, UTSG History
Exploring Neuroculture
    Leads:    Andrea Charise, UTSC Health Sciences; Maureen Coyle, Ph.D. Candidate, UTSG Exercise Sciences & Kinesiology; Peter Whitehouse, Neurology and Baycrest Hospital
Fashion as Material Culture
    Leads:    Irina Mihalache, Museum Studies, Faculty of Information; Alexandra Kim, Museum professional and dress historian
Imagining and Inhabiting Northern Landscapes
    Leads:    Marisa Karyl Franz, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion; Meaghan Weatherdon, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion; Pamela Klassen, UTSG Study of Religion
Masculinities Research Project
    Lead:    Barbara Fischer, Art; Curator, University of Toronto Art Centre and Curator, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House
Playing Age
    Leads:    Marlene Goldman, UTSC English; Lawrence Switsky, UTM English & Drama
Queer Theory
    Lead:    Laine Zisman Newman, Ph.D. student, UTSG Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies
Religious Materialities in the Indian Ocean World, 1300-1800
    Leads:    Ajay Rao, UTM Historical Studies and UTSG Study of Religion; Nhung Tuyet Tran, UTSG History and Southeast Asian Studies; Karen Ruffle, UTM Historical Studies and UTSG Study of Religion; Walid Saleh, UTSG Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations and Study of Religion

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