Meet Prof. Supriya Habbu (ESL)

Supriya is thrilled to be a Professor of ESL in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan where she has taught for almost 5 years now. She began her teaching career soon after she completed her… Read More

Meet Julia McCallum, Program Support Specialist

Julia received her undergraduate degree from Dalhousie University, with a major in Psychology and a minor in law and society.  Following her degree, she chose to go back to school to receive her social service worker diploma from… Read More

Meet Prof. Thea Lim (Creative Writing)

Though I stumbled into teaching as a side hustle to writing, I quickly discovered that making it my job to explain what narrative is fortified my own storytelling work. I’ve been teaching writing at the post-secondary level for… Read More

FHASS joins the SRCAs!

The brilliant faculty in FHASS have been inordinately successful at winning SRCA funding since the program’s launch last year; the trend continues as we congratulate recent recipients Michelle Szabo and Danielle Freitas on their successful project proposals (below)…. Read More

Dr. Sommers goes to Vegas!

In February of 2018, Prof. Rory Sommers presented at the 30th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Titled “Probing, Provoking and “Saving Face”: Navigating the Power-Resistance Dynamic of Active Interviewing,” his presentation explored the challenges… Read More

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang Can’t Stop!

In addition to welcoming students into the Creative Writing & Publishing program this past fall, Professor Sarah Tsiang has been busy to say the least! She recently launched two new children’s books—Sugar and Snails in March and Toesy… Read More

Short fiction horror story: “Malysh” by Emily M. Clarke

When I read “Malysh” by Emily Clarke, a first-year student in the Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing, I was immediately struck by the number of difficult techniques Emily had pulled off, while making it all look effortless…. Read More

ESL Student Wins International Student Photo Contest

By: Prof. Tahani Al Taha Recently, one of my ESL Advanced students at HMC, Dong Quach, won the first prize of the Sheridan International Student Photo Contest. Dong followed all the required specifications listed on the contest instructions… Read More

Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy

From the Dean’s Office

As we wrap up another packed and productive semester, we are grateful that Alchemy is here to keep track of the many research and creative activities, community engagement initiatives, student accomplishments and serendipitous teaching and learning moments enjoyed… Read More