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Announcement, JHI Working Groups, 2017-2018

Announcement of Working Groups at the Jackman Humanities Institute, 2017-2018

We are delighted to announce that the Jackman Humanities Institute will support the following working groups in 2017-2018. If you are interested in joining a working group, please c ontact the lead to request membership.  Full information about JHI Working Groups will be posted shortly at https://www.humanities.utoronto.ca/WorkingGroups

The Art & Science of Immunization (renewal)
Leads:    Katherine Shwetz, Ph.D. cand., English
    Natasha Crowcroft, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
    Barbara Fallon, Factor-Intenwash Faculty of Social Work

Building Environmental Humanities at the University of Toronto (new)
Leads:    Alexandra Rahr, FAS Centre for Study of United States
    Andrea Most, FAS English
    Judith Brunton, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion

Critical China Studies (renewal)
Lead:    Yiching Wu, FAS East Asian Studies
     
Xing Fan, FAS Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies


Decolonial Disruptions: Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island (renewal)
Leads:    Ashley Morford, Ph.D. student, English
    Isabella Huberman, Ph.D. student French

Discontinuities: Rethinking Latin American Racial Technologies through the 21st Century (new)
Leads:    Susan Antebi, FAS Spanish & Portuguese
    Luisa Schwartzman, UTM Sociology
    Valentina Napolitano, FAS Anthropology

Im/Migration, Mobilities, Circulation (renewal)
Leads:    Laura Bisaillon, UTSC Health Studies and Anthropology
    Alberto Zambenedetti, FAS Italian Studies
 
Native Performance Culture and the Rhythm of (Re)Conciliation: Re-Membering Ourselves in Deep Time (renewal)
Leads:    Jill Carter, FAS Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies
    Myrto Koumarianis, Ph.D. student, Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies
   
Nineteenth Century Time (renewal)
Leads:    Sherry Lee, Faculty of Music
    Ellen Lockhart, Faculty of Music

Open Access Digital Tools of Translation & their Ethical Reverberations in the Age of Post-Truth (new)
Lead:    Nefise Kahraman, Ph.D. cand., Comparative Literature

Queer Theory (renewal)
Lead:    Laine Zisman Newman, Ph.D. cand. Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

Spectatorship and Audience (new)
Leads:    Barry Freeman, UTSC Arts, Culture, Media

Toronto’s Urban Imaginaries (new)
Leads:    Felicity Tayler, postdoctoral fellow, Art History
    Barbara Fischer, University of Toronto Art Museum; Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design
    Elizabeth Legge, FAS Art


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