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Announcement of JHI Undergraduate Fellows for 2014-2015

Jackman Humanities Institute Undergraduate Fellowships, 2014-2015

We are pleased to announce the appointment of six Jackman Humanities Institute Undergraduate Fellows for 2014-2015 who will be researching projects relevant to the theme of Humour, Play, and Games during their senior year at the University of Toronto.


Anderson Christie (UTM Philosophy)
What does Video Game Play Teach Us about the Intrinsic Value of Playing Games?
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Tom Hurka

Ka Wing (Kelvin) Chu (UTSG English, French, and Italian)
The Aesthetics of Play in Modern and Contemporary Poetry
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Simon Dickie

Robyn Hope (UTSG Cinema Studies and English)
Gaming and Interactive Ideology

JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Tom Hurka

Torie Devyn Noonan (UTSG English)
Countervailing Laughters: Humour, Deconstruction, and Apology in Dickens
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Louis Kaplan

Paul Poirier (UTSG Linguistics)
Playing with Words: A syntactic analysis of verse
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Simon Dickie

Shauna Taylor (UTM Visual Studies and UTM Anthropology)
Pets, Play, and Eighteenth-Century French Painting
JHI Faculty Research Fellow Supervisor: Professor Katherine Larson


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