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

Sheridan Knowledge Mobilization – Collaboration in the Child & Youth Sector*

By Kirsten Madsen and Janet Shuh In partnership with Peel Region’s Child and Youth Initiative, Sheridan’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office for Undergraduate Research hosted an inaugural Community Research Café on April 17, 2015… Read More

FHASS Partners Up With CCAH

By Sean McNabney Winter 2015 marked the launch of an exciting and fruitful partnership between The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) and the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH). The CCAH is an organization whose pillars… Read More

FHASS Launches Sheridan Reads

By Owen Percy As you surely know by now, FHASS launched its first contribution to Sheridan’s Creative Campus initiative, Sheridan Reads, in January of 2015. Conceived of as an ‘extended reading event’ designed to draw on FHASS’s expertise… Read More

FHASS Launches Film For Thought Screening Series

By Peter Steven Film for Thought, a new film series initiated by FHASS, got underway on February 17th with the screening of Selwyn Jacob’s The Road Taken. The event was co-sponsored by the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton… Read More

Coincidence, Connection, Convocation, and Collaboration

by Professors Sara Cumming (Sociology) and Jessica Pulis (Criminology) “We don’t meet people by accident, they’re meant to cross our path for a reason” It was September 2001 in a small seminar room at Brock University that two of… Read More

Creativity… with friends like these

by Michael J. McNamara, Professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking Who amongst us hasn’t enjoyed a little good-natured ribbing at the hands of friends and family members? Having spent the vast majority of my adult life in the… Read More

Working Together to End Violence Against Women

by Nicolette Little, Professor of Communication & Literary Studies and 2013 & 2014 Hope in High Heels organizing committee member Over the past three years, FHASS has actively worked to promote the safety and well-being of women. This… Read More