JHI Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary and Welcomes a New Director

A&S News spoke with outgoing director Robert Gibbs, who has led the institute since its inception and incoming director Alison Keith to find out what the JHI has achieved so far and what’s yet to come.

The Jackman Humanities Institute celebrates 10-year anniversary and welcomes a new director

See the “Philosophies of Flavian Literature” poster and programme

The details of the international workshop “Philosophies of Flavian Literature,” organized by our very own Alison Keith and featuring the work of our department’s Graduate Students, have all been finalized, and we are pleased to make the poster and programme available to the public.

See you March 4th!

Professor Alison Keith Appointed as Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute

Congratulations to Professor Alison Keith for her appointment as Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute!

The Jackman Humanities Institute (as its website says)  “is a community of research and study” which “advances scholarship at the University of Toronto by creating new networks — both physical and virtual — for interaction among humanities scholars, regardless of their discipline.”

Professor Keith, who has also won this year’s Leadership Award from the Women’s Classical Caucus of the Society for Classical Studies, will take up her 5-year post at the Institute on July 1, 2017.

Click here to read the official University of Toronto Memorandum announcing the appointment.