So You Want to Start a Blog? A Three Day Introduction to Blogging for Academics

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on Wed, 06/02/2021 - 08:11

By David Perry

In May 2021, the Institute offered an intensive workshop entitled, “So You Want to Start a Blog? - A Three Day Introduction to Blogging for Academics,” online for the first time. The course was designed for scholars who were interested in blogging, or regular iterative writing on a site designed and controlled by the scholar themselves.

Faculty Fellow Cara Krmpotich Awarded $200,000 to Build Mobile Community Research Kits

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on Fri, 04/23/2021 - 09:26

Cara Krmpotich, a 2020-2021 Chancellor Jackman Faculty Research Fellow, has received $200,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Ontario Research Fund to build 20 “Mobile Community Research Kits” – self-contained backpacks that enable digital cultural heritage work to happen in communities, by communities, for communities.

Public Writing: An Introduction

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on Wed, 03/24/2021 - 12:46

Transformative. A gift. Phenomenal. Life-changing. These are just a few of the descriptions we received after the four day Public Writing: An Introduction workshop led by Irina Dumitrescu. Irina provided us with a summary of the workshop.

by Irina Dumitrescu

JHI Alumni Spotlight—Michael Nicholson

Submitted by Sonja Johnston on Wed, 08/26/2020 - 11:48
JHI Alumni Spotlight features past Fellows and their current work


Michael Nicholson—now Assistant Professor in the Department of English at McGill University—joined us as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities during the 2016-2017 year on Time, Rhythm, and Pace. His project was titled After Time: Romanticism and Anachronism.

Michael provides an overview of the project he worked on while at the JHI and some insight into his fellowship experience.