2023-24 Program for the Arts

April 5, 2023 by Sonja Johnston

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts supports a range of events from small to large designed to enhance, improve and raise the profile of the Arts at the University of Toronto. We're pleased to announce the slate for 2023-24; many of these events relate to the annual theme—Absence.

Dates are approximate and subject to change. For up to date and detailed information on events follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or check the Events section on our website.

Oblivion and Historical Memory in Colombia
Luis Van Isschot, A&S History and Latin American Studies
Visiting Speaker Héctor Abad and Event Series, September 25-29, 2023
The Neighbours: Forms of Trauma (1945-1989)
Lilia Topouzova, UTM Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology
Multi-Media Installation, September 28-29, 2023
Christine Shaw, UTM Visual Studies and Blackwood Gallery
Performance, September 28  to October 7, 2023
Hip-Hop Diaspora Symposium
Pablo D. Herrera Veitia, and Mark V. Campbell, UTSC Arts, Culture and Media
Symposium, November 2023
Generations: Presence and Absence in Syrian Revolutionary Nonfiction
Brett Story, A&S Cinema Studies
Event Series: screenings, talks and panel discussion, mid-November 2023
“Even Under the Sea”: Geographies & Poetics of Black Belonging
SA Smythe, Faculty of Information
Event Series, Performance and Workshop, Fall 2023
Woolly Mammoth: Histories and Futures of Climate Change
Rebecca Woods, A&S History and History & Philosophy of Science & Technology
Performance, Fall 2023
Worlds Apart: Music, Nostalgia, and Absence in Canada’s Refugee Communities since 1945
Daniel Jordan, Faculty of Music
Visiting Speaker, Performance, and Conference,  February 3-4, 2024
Lori-Anne Dolloff, Faculty of Music
Event series with performance by Deantha Edmunds, Inuk Soprano, March 2024
The Present Absentee: Mona Hatoum and Emily Jacir in Conversation
Esmat Elhalaby, UTSC Historical and Cultural Studies
Visiting Speakers, Winter 2024
Embroidering Absence
María Mendez, A&S Political Science
Visiting Speaker and Exhibition, Winter 2024