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Humanities Matter

Humanities Matter
170 St. George St. 10th Floor
Time: Apr 12th, 10:00 am End: Apr 12th, 3:00 pm
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Humanities fair for Toronto high school students

The Jackman Humanities Institute is pleased to present

Humanities Matter

A humanities fair for high school students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Local high school students prove that Humanities Matter


By Kim Yates, Associate Director, Jackman Humanities Institute
2 April 2014

Toronto, ON – Students from four local high schools will be bringing projects on the theme of “Translation and Languages” to the first-ever Humanities Fair sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute.  This event, titled Humanities Matter, is the end result of a summer institute in July 2013 in which their teachers were participants.

Humanities Matter is designed to bring students working in multiple fields and in different schools into contact. Students will present projects in a variety of media to be adjudicated by a team of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Toronto. The top three projects will be awarded prizes.

Humanities Matter will take place from 10:00 to 3:00 on Saturday 12 April at the Jackman Humanities Institute, 170 St. George Street, 10th floor.  The event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

About the Summer Institute for Teachers

The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) sponsors an annual one-week seminar that brings high school teachers into the classroom to study with faculty members in the humanities.  Each year’s Summer Institute is arranged on the JHI’s annual theme for the next academic year. Participants are selected by competition.

About the Jackman Humanities Institute

The JHI advances interdisciplinary scholarship in the humanities at the University of Toronto. It funds fellowships at all levels and sponsors a wide range of event programming and working groups. Most activities are arranged around a different annual theme each year. The theme for 2013-2014 is “Translation and the Multiplicity of Languages”.

Contacts
Kim Yates, Associate Director
Tel: (416) 946-0313
Email: jhi.associate@utoronto.ca
Web: http://www.humanities.utoronto.ca

Ruchika Arora, JHI Teaching Fellow, 2013-2014
Email: roaminglondon@gmail.com

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