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Announcement, JHI Program for the Arts, 2014-2015

The Jackman Humanities Institute is delighted to announce our slate of events funded by the Program for the Arts in 2014-2015 on the annual theme of Humour, Play, and Games.

Futher information about each event will be posted to our Events Calendar as the date approaches.  Please join us!

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Why Can’t Minimal
    (Exhibition curated by John Hampton at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery)
    2 Sept.-19 Oct. 2014)   
    Barbara Fischer, Art, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, and UTAC

Lois Andison: Relay
    (Exhibition, Sept.-Oct. 2014)
    Ann MacDonald, UTSC Arts, Culture and Media

Creator in the Stands: Indigenous Game Theory and Nation-Building
    (Visitor LeAnne Howe, Spring 2015)
    Jill Carter, Aboriginal Studies

Opening up the Space: Festival in Music and Theatre    
    (Series of lectures and performances)
    7 November 2014: “Paradoxical by Nature”
    13-15 February 2015: “The Other Mozart”
    27 March 2015: “It's Really--Like Music”
    Nikki Cesare-Schotzko, Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies
    Dennis Patrick, Music

 We are the Revolution
    (Exhibition of works by AA Bronson at UTAC curated by Barbara Fischer)
    2 September–15 November 2014)
    Barbara Fischer, Art, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, and UTAC
 
Gender in Wonderland: Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst on the Art & Play of Gender in “Relationship” and “She Gone Rogue
    (Visitors Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst)
    4 November 2014 “A Perfect X: Intersecting Perspectives in Transgender Film, Art & Performance  (co-sponsored by UTAC)
    Event 2: UTM
    Karen Ruffle, UTM Historical Studies
    Elspeth Brown, History
 
Genders of Laughter
    (Film screenings and workshop, 17 October 2014)
    Charlie Keil (History and Cinema Studies)
    Alice Maurice (UTSC English)
    Maggie Hennefeld (Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow)

Flesh of the World
    (Exhibition, June-Oct. 2015)
    Ann MacDonald, UTSC Arts, Culture and Media

On a Lighter Note: The Musical Performance of Humour  
    (Series of 4 events with concerts and symposia)
    27 Sept. 2014: “Operatic Laughter: Verdi’s Falstaff and the Staging of Humour”
    9 Oct. 2014: “Instrumental Play”
    15 Jan. 2015: “Composing Comedy”
    23 March 2015: “Humour, Play, and Canadian Art Song”
    Katie Larson, UTSC English
    Caryl Clark, Music
    Linda Hutcheon, Comparative Literature
    Sherry Lee, UTSC Arts Culture & Media

The World on a Board: Games and their Lore in Ancient Iran
    (Visitor Antonio Panaino, University of Bologna)
    16 and 20 March 2015
    Enrico Raffaelli, UTM Historical Studies
    Andreas Bendlin, UTM Historical Studies
    Christof Emmrich, Religion
    Walid Saleh, Religion and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
    Mohammad Tavakoli, UTM Historical Studies and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
    Ajay Rao, UTM Historical Studies
    Shafique Virani, UTM Historical Studies
    Maria Subtelny, Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations

Find a Hole and Blow Through It
    (Exhibition, Artist in Residence Gelitin, workshop, Summer 2015)
    Christine Shaw UTM Department of Visual Studies and the UTM Blackwood Gallery

From Jest to Play: Humour, Irony, and Rhetorical Games in Classical Arabic Texts 
    (Visitor James Montgomery, Cambridge)
    20 March 2015
    Jeannie Miller, Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
    Suzanne Akbari, Medieval Studies and English
    Deborah Black, Philosophy
    Jens Hansson, UTM Historical Studies and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
    Jill Ross, Comparative Literature and Medieval Studies
    Walid Saleh, Religion and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
    Mohammad Tavakoli, UTM Historical Studies and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations

 


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