Sarah Sinclair nominated for a 3M National Teaching Fellowship

FHASS’s own Prof. Sarah Sinclair (Communications and Literary Studies) was recently nominated for a prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship, “Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university and college level.” The nomination… Read More

Community Garden a blooming success!

FHASS farmers Karen MacDonald and Andrew Staples were part of last year’s Sheridan Community Garden at the Trafalgar campus. Learn more about this initiative here, and check out this handful from last fall’s harvest!

Paul Vermeersch embodies the &; Wins everything!

Prof. Paul Vermeersch (Creative Writing & Publishing) has had quite a year. On top of welcoming this year’s incoming class of Creative Writing & Publishing students, he published three poems in the Mexican journal Periodico de Poesia, translated… Read More

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

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

Faye Guenther on Archives, Memoir, and Queer Histories

Professor Faye Guenther‘s latest academic article has been published in a recent issue of Australian Feminist Studies (32, 2017).  Read the abstract below, and click here to access the full text of the article. Congratulations, Faye!   In… Read More