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

Spotlight on Research: Malissa Phung on Indians on Tour

Malissa Phung is a second-generation settler descendant of Sino-Vietnamese refugees who have resettled on the territories of the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakado, and Tongva peoples. She is honoured and privileged to now live and work as an uninvited… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Daniel Marrone on Kate Beaton

Drawing on the work of Canadian literary theorist Linda Hutcheon, Prof. Daniel Marrone (English) examines the popular comics of Kate Beaton. The full version of this essay appears in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels, an… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Anna Boshnakova on the Berezan Bone Plaque

In April 2017, Dr. Anna Boshnakova was invited to present her recent research in the area of interpretative anthropology at the 113th Annual meeting of the American Classical Association of the Middle West and South, held in Kitchener,… 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

Drs. Pulis and Cumming hit the beach

Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) and Jessica Pulis (Criminology) from the Department of Social and Life Sciences just returned from a four day conference in Long Beach, California.  The two presented a paper co-written by Prof. Michael McNamara (Creativity) and… 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

Spotlight on Research: Dr. Rory Sommers

The “Generous” Absentee Landlord – An excerpt from Rory Sommers’ PhD dissertation, “Governing Incivility: An Ethnographic Account of Municipal Law Enforcement, Urban Renewal and Neighbourhood Conflict in the City of Hamilton”. Rory successfully defended his dissertation at the… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Peter Grevstad on Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda

Editor’s Note: Alchemy is proud to present Peter Grevstad’s academic research paper, “Joseph Boyden’s Inconvenient Indian: knowledge production in postcolonial writing,” as our Spotlight on Research feature for Fall 2016. Peter completed this paper as part of his… 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