Joel Lopata and Nathaniel Barr get Creative in SanFran

Profs. Nathaniel Barr and Joel Lopata (Psychology and Creativity) recently represented creativity at Sheridan College at the 5th Meeting of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The Society’s mission… Read More

Student Spotlight: Visualizing Medea

By: Prof. Jennifer Phenix Reception studies is a sub-discipline of Classics, whereby scholars assess the ways in which Greek (and Roman) material has been transmitted, translated, excerpted, interpreted, rewritten, re-imaged, and represented (Hardwick and Stray, 2008). In the… Read More

Alireza Sobhanmanesh wins a doctoral SSHRC grant

ESL professor Alireza Sobhanmanesh has been awarded a prestigious doctoral SSHRC grant to complete his dissertation. Alireza’s doctoral dissertation includes a multi-layered study in which he explores possibilities for enhancing college EAP (English for Academic Purposes) learners’ English… Read More

Jelena Marelj on Shakespeare’s Characters

Prof. Jelena Marelj’s book, Shakespearean Character: Language in Performance, was recently published by the Arden Shakespeare (Bloomsbury UK). The book explores the astounding lifelikeness of Shakespeare’s most memorable and linguistically complex dramatic characters. Marelj uses theories drawn from… Read More

Prof. Paul Vermeersch on The Next Chapter

Creative Writing & Publishing’s own resident poetry and publishing guru, Paul Vermeersch, was recently featured on CBC Radio One’s The Last Chapter with Shelagh Rogers. In this interview, Paul discusses futurism, the contexts for his latest book, Self-Defense… Read More

Paging DOCTOR Meldrum…

Prof. Claire Meldrum successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on March 8, 2019.  Her dissertation, “The Mockery of Things: Material Culture and Domestic Ideology in the Detective Fiction of Anna Katharine Green” considers the role of physical objects like… Read More

TESOL+ Graduate wins W-I-L Student of the Year Award

by Prof. Tania Iveson We are very proud and pleased to announce that Dema Haddadin, graduate of our first TESOL Plus (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) cohort received one of Sheridan’s four Work-Integrated-Learning (WIL) Student of… Read More

Meet Patrick Naval (Digital Content Specialist, FHASS)

Patrick Naval grew up in Manila, Philippines, and emigrated to Canada in 2001 at the age of twelve. He attended the University of Toronto and graduated in 2011 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts and a Certificate in… Read More

Meet Student Advisor Erica Dean (General Arts & Science and Pre-Health)

Erica is delighted to be the Embedded Student Advisor for the General Arts & Science and Pre-Health Science programs in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences in partnership with Student Advisement.  Erica started at Sheridan in 2015… Read More

Meet Prof. Leslie Wu (Creative Writing & Publishing)

Leslie Wu is a partial-load professor in Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing program, as well as a freelance food and travel writer whose work has appeared in Time Out and Ritz-Carlton magazine. She is a… Read More