FHASS’ Collaboration with Toronto Fringe

By Brittany German Prof. Brandon McFarlane (Creativity and Creative Thinking) has been busy this term! As Sheridan announced on November 5, McFarlane won a $240,000 Community & College Social Innovation Fund from SSHRC to bring Sheridan’s creative problem… Read More

Getting Creative in Peru

The Community Ideas Factory (CIF), a collaborative SSHRC-funded research initiative between Sheridan College and the Oakville Community Foundation, utilizes the principles of creativity and community-based problem-solving to engage beneficiaries and front-line workers in the identification and development of… Read More

Meeting CW&P’s Authors: Paul Vermeersch and Thea Lim read at HMC

The Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing was tickled pink to host a celebration on Nov. 12 of two recent publications by faculty members. Poet, critic, and Professor of Publishing Paul Vermeersch launched his most recent, and… Read More

Community Collaborations: Supporting Homeless Families

By Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) On September 29, 2018, Prof. Sara Cumming participated in the second annual Sleep In Your Car event held by Home Suite Hope—a community organization that supports homeless lone mother-led families by providing housing,… Read More

Interview: Paul Angelini and Jessica Pulis on their new textbook

Recently, Prof. Peter Steven (Film Studies) sat down with Profs. Paul Angelini (Political Science) and Jessica Pulis (Criminology) to discuss the motivations and processes behind their forthcoming textbook, Rethinking Who We Are: Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada (Fernwood,… Read More

Sheridan Reads 2018 with Tracey Lindberg

This winter saw the latest iteration of Sheridan’s annual, FHASS-driven communal reading event, Sheridan Reads. This year’s selection was Birdie by Cree writer, lawyer, and activist Tracey Lindberg. This year’s programming, while truncated, rescheduled, and rescheduled again by the… Read More

TESOL+ Graduate Certificate is Up and Running!

FHASS is thrilled to announce that its new Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Plus Graduate Certificate program is already up and running. Prof. Danielle Freitas was involved in the development of the program and has… Read More

Jessica Pulis and Alex Hollenberg win SSHRC Explore Grant

Drs. Pulis and Hollenberg were recently awarded a SSHRC Explore Grant – the only Explore Grant awarded at Sheridan College this year. Their research, in collaboration with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton, Ellen House, the Vanier Centre… Read More

Introducing the Research Skills Toolkit

By Kathleen Oakey, MLIS Over the 2017-2018 Academic Year, library staff delivered just over 115 hours of in-class instruction to more than 530 students across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. While library-led workshops are incredibly valuable… Read More

Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy

Happy Spring, everyone! Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy, the second on our new platform, and the first on our new end-of-semester timetable. Hopefully you can take a break from your marking, studying, and spring cleaning… Read More