Creative Writing & Publishing students launch Savant-Garde

Not even a year into the curriculum, a group of ambitious and energetic students in FHASS’s new Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing have launched their own online digital publishing venture. You can check out Savant-Garde: An… Read More

Voices of South Asia

Voices of South Asia was held last May in honour of South Asian Heritage Month. It included such speakers as Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey, Dr. Alok Mukherjee, CBC journalist Piya Chattopadhyay, Dr. Vicki Bismilla, and internationally-acclaimed tabla player… Read More

Thea Lim’s new novel reviewed!

Congratulations to Prof. Thea Lim (Creative Writing) on the upcoming publication of her novel, An Ocean of Minutes (Viking/Touchstone). Check out an early glowing review of this highly anticipated novel from Kirkus Reviews here, and be sure to… Read More

Hee-Seung Kang on Student Responses to Teacher Feedback

Prof. Hee-Seung Kang (ESL) recently co-published an article about student responses to teacher feedback in the Journal of Response to Writing. You can read the abstract below, or skip straight to the full article here. Congratulations, Hee-Seung! This… Read More

Vermeersch Edits a Giller Nominee

FHASS’s newest, (most alliterative) Professor of Publishing, Paul Vermeersch, edited and published a novel through his imprint at Wolsak & Wynn, Buckrider Books, that made its way on to the long list for this year’s prestigious Giller Prize…. Read More

FHASS Professors win two CCSIF Grants!

FHASS continues to make its mark on community, provincial, and national research stages. On June 17, 2016, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, announced that Sheridan proposals had been awarded a total of three sizable grants from… Read More

Prof. Nicolette Little’s Research Grant

Ph.D student, part-time FHASS professor, and full-time English Mechanic Nicolette Little is currently in India, making the most of the prestigious national research grant she was recently awarded from Mitacs Canada. Little, a student in the joint York/Ryerson… Read More

Taylor Graham: The Playwright Applause

FHASS professor Taylor Graham, whose success for her play Cottage Radio was featured in our Fall 2015 issue, continues to receive well-deserved accolades for her playwriting. Specifically, she was been selected by none other than Canadian theatre icon… Read More

Jennifer Chambers at FOLD

FHASS professor Jennifer Chambers moderated the panel “Growing Pains” at the inaugural Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) in Brampton on May 7, 2016. This panel highlighted three Canadian writers in the beginning of their literary careers through a… Read More

Hamilton Women’s Book Club

FHASS professors Robyn Read and Owen Percy delivered their second of two presentations to the Hamilton Women’s Book Club on March 28, 2016. Their presentation on Emily St. John Mandel’s 2014 dystopian novel, Station Eleven, generated a lengthy… Read More