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University of Toronto's Andrea Charise is the lead developer of Canada’s first undergraduate program in health humanities, which looks at the impact of the humanities and critical social sciences on health.
September 18, 2017
"Should I resist this temptation when it really seems best to me right now to give in? Should I stop procrastinating right now even though I know that another minute on this blog won’t make me miss my deadline or make my paper noticeably worse?"
September 07, 2017
In an undergraduate class at another Canadian university, Glenn Tiller was briefly introduced to the philosophy of a relatively obscure Spanish-American thinker named George Santayana.
August 31, 2017
As English Professor Heather Murray began digging into information on some of Toronto’s forgotten arts and literary history, she became fascinated in a neighbourhood once considered our very own “Greenwich Village.”
July 27, 2017
It’s not often that political science students attend a class led by satirists.
The team behind The Beaverton, the Comedy Network's satirical Canadian news show and website, spoke to undergrads in U of T's first-ever humour and politics course.
July 20, 2017
A U of T historian's unique essay exploring the experience of estrangement through art has won the prestigious Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize.
July 12, 2017
It started with a letter left by a serial killer.
University of Toronto Professor Marcel Danesi was given the letter by a former student who was studying it as part of a cold case research initiative at Western University.
June 16, 2017
Professor George Elliott Clarke, Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate, is out of the country and will not be able to attend Canada's first Black Grad ceremony at U of T on June 22. But he sent a message to U of T's Black grads, via U of T News:
June 06, 2017
From the undergraduate scholars-in-residence research program to the creation of a digital humanities network, the Jackman Humanities Institute has much to celebrate over the last decade.
May 31, 2017
Andrea Most is engaged in a relatively new field of research – environmental humanities – that re-conceptualizes our relationship to the world in a way that might even save us from ourselves.
May 31, 2017