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JHI Summer Teachers Institute 2014

JHI Summer Teachers Institute 2014
JHB 1040 and UTSC Instructional Centre 133
Time: Jul 7th, 10:00 am End: Jul 11th, 4:30 pm
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Intensive five-day seminar for high school teachers on the theme of "Humour, Play, and Games"

The Jackman Humanities Institute is pleased to present

The Third Annual JHI Summer Teachers' Institute

A week-long seminar for Ontario secondary school teachers on the theme of Humour, Play, and Games.


  • University of Toronto faculty members Angela Fernandez (Law), John Marshall (Study of Religion),Dan Bender (Canada Research Chair in History and Chair, UTSC Department of Historical and Cultural Studies) and Jayeeta Sharma (UTSC Department of Historical and Cultural Studies).
  • Secondary-school teachers who share your desire to engage humanities scholarship at the U of T
  • Featured speaker historian Michael Wayne


  • State-of-the-art University research, innovative theoretical models
  • Connect your ideas across media: from film/fiction to theory to action
  • Bring your own experiences and benefit from those of fellow participants in group work
  • Discover new kinds of teaching


  • Participate in JHI programs on Humour, Play, and Games for 2014-2015
  • Engage your school with current research at the U of T (and bring your best students to see events and art at the Jackman Humanities Institute)
  • Opportunities for students to participate in the Humanities Fair 2015 (click here for a description of the 2014 Humanities Fair)


The week kicks off with a public panel discussion:

Humour, Play, and Games

Monday 7 July at 10:00 a.m., in Miller Lash House on the UT-Scarborough campus.  This event is open to the public.



The remainder of the seminar is available to only teachers who have successfully applied to participate.  If you have been accepted as a participant, registration is available at http://uofttix.ca/jhi2014

For further information, please contact JHI Associate Director, Dr. Kimberley Yates at (416) 946-0313.



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