FHASS and SRCA… again please!

The latest round of Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activities (SRCA) funding was allocated in February, and to no one’s surprise, FHASS names and projects were prominently on display! You can check out the announcement on Sheridan Central right… Read More

Jennifer Chambers gets the perfect Angle…

CW&P professor Dr. Jennifer Chambers–who also stands as the Member-at-Large (Colleges) of the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) has an article in the most recent issue of The Angle, the ACCUTE Newsletter for… Read More

Celebrating Exceptional FHASS Work on SOURCE

by Kathleen Oakey and Adam Duguay FHASS faculty continue to make significant contributions to SOURCE, Sheridan’s digital repository. Over the past year, we have been proud to highlight exemplary works from FHASS faculty on SOURCE, making them available… Read More

Prof. Nathaniel Barr on Creativity and the Survival of Higher Education

by Prof. Jennifer Phenix Dr. Nathaniel Barr (PhD University of Waterloo) is professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching courses within the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem… Read More

Prof. Kylie Hartley, Creative Ideation, and the SSU

Dr. Kylie Hartley is Professor of Psychology and Creativity in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching courses within the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving. In November 2020, Kylie had an interactive opportunity… Read More

ICYMI: Sara Cumming wins the 2020 Angus Reid Award

By Dr. Jessica Pulis, Associate Dean, Social and Life Sciences Sara Cumming is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Angus Reid Practitioners Applied Sociology Award from the Canadian Sociological Association. This award recognizes the leading contribution of a… Read More

Prof. Glenn Clifton stays busy writing in / for the pandemic

Prof. Glenn Clifton (Literary Studies and Creative Writing) has been keeping busy during the pandemic. In addition to having a story published and participating in The Assembly Theatre’s 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge in the summer, he turned one… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Dr. Brett Potter on what Star Trek, sports, and movies can teach us about religion.

Dr. Brett Potter (PhD, University of St. Michael’s College) is a partial-load professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan, teaching world religions and the philosophy of religion. Over the past six years teaching in… Read More

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

FHASS and The Community Ideas Factory

by Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) The Community Ideas Factory is an academic/community/not-for-profit and government collaboration to for bottom-up philanthropic planning and innovation in the Halton Region led by Prof. Mike McNamara (Creativity) and Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology). In the… Read More