JHI Working Groups in 2019-2020

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Bridging Disciplines in Manuscript Studies (renewal)


  • Adam Cohen, FAS Art History
  • Matthew Orsag, Ph.D. cand., FAS Medieval Studies
  • Nora Thorburn, Ph.D. student, FAS Medieval Studies

Building Environmental Humanities at the University of Toronto (renewal)


  • Caroline Holland, Ph.D. cand., FAS English
  • Andrea Most, FAS English
  • Alexandra Rahr, FAS Centre for Study of United States

Entitlement (renewal)


  • Laura Colantoni, FAS Spanish & Portuguese (renewal)
  • Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux, FAS Spanish & Portuguese and Cognitive Science program


Imagining a Music-Theatre Curriculum in North America (new)


  • Aiyun Huang, Faculty of Music
  • T. Nikki Cesare Schotzko, FAS Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

Jesuit History Research Group (new)


  • Andreas Motsch, FAS French
  • Jean-Olivier Richard, SMC Christianity & Culture
  • Thomas Worcester, S.J., Regis College

Latin American Racial Technologies through the 21st Century (renewal)


  • Valentina Napolitano, FAS Anthropology
  • Luisa Schwartzman, UTM Sociology
  • Tamara Walker, FAS History


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


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


Planetary Resistance (new)


  • Scott Richmond, FAS Cinema Studies    
  • Avery Slater, UTM English & Drama
  • Rebecca Woods, FAS History & Philosophy of Science & Technology


Practices of Commentary (renewal)


  • Walid Saleh, FAS Study of Religion and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
  • Kenneth Yu, FAS Classics


Rethinking Iranian Studies (renewal)


  • Jairan Gahan, Postdoctoral Fellow, FAS Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
  • Jennifer Jenkins, FAS History
  • Delbar Khakzad, Ph.D. student, FAS Study of Religion
  • Mohammad Tavakoli Targhi, UTM Historical Studies

Soundscapes at UofT (new)


  • Joseph Clarke, FAS Art History
  • Sherry Lee, Faculty of Music


Tamil Studies (new)


  • Srilata Raman, FAS Study of Religion
  • Kristina Rogahn, Ph.D. student, FAS Study of Religion


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