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Announcement, JHI Working Groups in 2016-17

We are delighted to announce that the Jackman Humanities Institute will support the following working groups in 2016-2017. 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 http://www.humanities.utoronto.ca/WorkingGroups

The Affect Project (renewal)

  • Dana Seitler, FAS English

The Art & Science of Immunization (new)

  • Andrea Charise, UTSC Health Studies
  • Barbara Fallon, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
  • Natasha Crowcroft, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Animals in the Law and Humanities (renewal)

  • Angela Fernandez, Faculty of Law

Critical Approaches to Middle East Studies: Subjects, Culture, Political Formations (new)

  • Farzaneh Hemmasi, Faculty of Music
  • Sara Saljoughi, UTSC English
  • Jairan Gahan, Ph.D. cand., Study of Religion
  • Alia O’Brien, Ph.D. cand., Faculty of Music

Critical China Studies (renewal)

  • Anup Grewal, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies

Digital Mapping: Tracking Sense, Space & Time

  • Nicholas Terpstra, FAS History
  • Suzanne Akbari, FAS English and Medieval Studies
  • Pamela Klassen, FAS Study of Religion

Disruptions: Indigenous Literatures of the Americas (new)

  • Élise Couture-Grondin, Ph.D. student, Comparative Literature
  • Isabella Huberman, Ph.D. student, French
  • Christina Turner, Ph.D. student, English

Filming Age (new)

  • Marlene Goldman, UTSC English

Imagining and Inhabiting Resource Landscapes (renewal)

  • Michaela Rife, Ph.D. student, Art
  • Judith Ellen Brunton, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion
  • Matthew Farish, FAS Geography & Planning

Im/Migration, Mobilities, Circulation (renewal)

  • Laura Bisaillon, UTSC Health Studies and Anthropology
  • Rachel Silvey, FAS Geography & Planning
  • Elizabeth Harney, UTSC Arts, Culture, Media
  • Brenda Cossman, Faculty of Law and Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Medieval East Asia (renewal)

  • Amanda Goodman, FAS Study of Religion
  • Linda Feng, FAS East Asian Studies

Native Performance Culture and the Rhythm of (Re)Conciliation: Re-Membering Ourselves in Deep Time (new)

  • Jill Carter, FAS Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies
  • Myrto Koumarianos, Ph.D. student, Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

Nineteenth Century Time (new)

  • Sherry Lee, Faculty of Music
  • Ellen Lockhart, Faculty of Music

Queer Theory (renewal)

  • Laine Zisman Newman, Ph.D. cand. Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

What If: Counterfactual Languages & Thought (new)

  • Michela Ippolito, FAS Linguistics
  • Nate Charlow, UTM Philosophy


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