“For Her We Speak” Comes to Campus

By: Prof. Sarah Sinclair (Communications and Literary Studies) On October 13th, in collaboration with Halton Women’s Place and FHASS, literature professor and Ph.D researcher Nicolette Little hosted For Her We Speak at the Trafalgar campus: an evening event… Read More

ESL Centre Project

By Kathleen Oakey, M.L.I.S. (Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian) It all started with a President’s Creative Challenge and an email in my inbox from Paula Ogg. The year was 2014 — the year of “internationalization” — and Paula… Read More

Mark Your Calendar: “Voices of South Asia” Coming to Sheridan

As part of Asian and South Asian Heritage Month (May!), the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) is excited to announce an upcoming event called “Voices of South Asia.” The event, which is the first of its… Read More

Reminder: Sheridan Creates Returns on March 1, 2017

By Prof. Christian Knudsen (History) On March 1, 2017, Sheridan will hold its second annual Scholars, Creators and Innovators Conference, a day-long event meant to engage, celebrate and advance a range of scholarly, creative and research activities across… Read More

FHASS and FOLD: Global Perspectives on Diversity, Literature, and City Building

FHASS is pleased to announce an exciting new community partnership that promises to bring more of Sheridan into the Brampton community, and more of the Brampton community to the institution. Sheridan has become a sponsor of The FOLD (Festival of Literary… Read More

Reflections and Thanks: FHASS, Home Suite Hope, and the Holidays

By Prof. Sara Cumming Now that we are well into the Winter semester, I wanted to take a moment to thank FHASS for your generous gifts/time/cash donations to Home Suite Hope over the holidays in December. (See my initial call for donations here.) For those of you who don’t… Read More

A question about SWFs from Terry Kostiw

My Dear Colleagues, We need your input on this one. I admit, I’m a traditionalist — I still distribute paper copies of assignments and class material, use the telephone book and, at times, struggle to operate our TV remote. But I understand most are less reluctant to embrace… Read More

FHASS Research Shines at Sheridan Creates

By Christian Knudsen On October 28th, Sheridan hosted its inaugural conference to showcase faculty research and creative activities entitled Sheridan Creates. The exciting day-long event during Reading Week celebrated and explored some of the cutting edge scholarship and… Read More

General Arts and Science Homecoming Celebration: Returning to Where Academic Journeys Begin

By Janet Shuh On the evening of Friday September 25th the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Sheridan Alumni co-hosted an inaugural Alumni Homecoming Reception. The event brought together alumni, professors and staff (past and present) of… Read More

Help FHASS Help Home Suite Hope

By Sara Cumming According to Statistics Canada (2012) the number of lone-mother-led families jumped 32% in the Halton region between 2006 and 2011, with almost 2000 such families living at or below the poverty line. In 2009 alone… Read More