ESL Faculty Paint Night!

By: Dr. Kanika Verma “Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art.” –Constantin Stanislavski The ESL Department hosted a Faculty Paint Night on Tuesday, November 19th at HMC B282 from 6 to 8.30 p.m. Sara Cordeiro Alexandre,… Read More

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

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

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

Reminder: Last call for Hope 4 Holidays!

Hope 4 Holidays is now underway, but is drawing to a close soon!! Home Suite Hope provides complete Christmases for the mothers and children in the program and for the past 4 years FHASS have been strong supporters… Read More

Nathaniel Barr continues to find his Reasons

In a recently released chapter entitled “Why Reason Matters: Connecting Research on Human Reason to the Challenges of the Anthropocene,” Prof. Nathaniel Barr and his colleague Gordon Pennycook provide evidence to show why advancing and applying the study of… Read More

Marcel Nelson in Latin American Perspectives

Prof. Marcel Nelson recently published an article titled “Walking the Tightrope of Socialist Governance: A Strategic-Relational Analysis of Twenty-first-Century Socialism” online in the journal Latin American Perspectives. The article will appear in an upcoming thematic issue of the… Read More

Claire Meldrum on the Research Trail

Prof. Claire Meldrum has recently won two research fellowships in support of her current biography project about nineteenth century detective fiction writer Anna Katharine Green. She received the 2018 Weston A. Cate Fellowship from the Vermont Historical Society and a Harry Ransom… Read More