JHI Stories

JHI Stories delves a little deeper into what our Current and Alumni Fellows are working on, and reports on workshops and events. The most recent stories are below but we have lots of stories to tell! Check out our archive of all JHI Stories.


JHI Alumni Spotlight—Andrea Most

Andrea Most is a Professor of English, American Literature and Jewish Studies at U of T and is also the co-founder and Creative Director of Bela Farm, a 99 acre site focused on addressing critical environmental issues through experimental agriculture, art, performance, education, and advocacy. Read more...


JHI Circle of Fellows Spotlight—Tif Fan

Tif Fan is a 2021-22 JHI Undergraduate Fellow (Dr. Jan Blumenstein Undergraduate Award in the Humanities). They are completing a double major in East Asian Studies and Political Science. Their project is titled "A Panoply of Play: The Subversions and Conversions of Monkey King in Journey to the West". Read more...


JHI Circle of Fellows Spotlight—Jaclyn Rohel

Jaclyn Rohel earned her Ph.D. in Food Studies at New York University in 2018. She is the Reviews Editor of the journal Gastronomica and currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship with the University of Toronto Scarborough’s Culinaria Research Centre. Jaclyn is JHI's 2021-2022 Community Engaged Humanities Research Fellow. Read more...