Intersections: Students as Teachers: An Opportunity for Experiential Education, Critical Reflection, and Relationship-Building

By Prof. Vander Tavares Presenting our research findings in front of an unfamiliar audience can be a daunting experience for many of us. Despite all preparation, it is not uncommon to experience those feelings of anxiety and nervousness… Read More

Intersections: Teaching for Creativity in the Micromoments

By: Dr. Kylie Hartley I recently assigned an in-class small group activity asking student to consider all the ways professors unintentionally kill creativity in the classroom. As a professor of creative thinking and problem solving, I am keenly… Read More

Meet Associate Dean Genevieve Amaral

Genevieve Amaral recently joined FHASS as Associate Dean of Humanities and Creativity. Prior to coming to Sheridan, she was Associate Director of the Intellectual Heritage Program at Temple University in Philadelphia. She earned her PhD in Comparative Literary… Read More

Meet Prof. Mahak Jain (Creative Writing)

Mahak Jain is a Professor of Creative Writing in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is the author of the picture book Maya, which was a CBC Best Book of the Year, a Kirkus Best Book of… Read More

Meet Professor Robert (Bob) Tiegs (Public History)

Overall, I am a person who likes to laugh everyday and not take myself too seriously. I grew up in the middle of nowhere in the United States, in a town where my friends and I largely had… Read More

Meet Elizabeth La Cavera (Program Support Specialist)

Elizabeth graduated from Sheridan’s Marketing Advanced Diploma program and is currently pursuing her degree in Marketing Management at Sheridan. She has over 6 years of experience working at Sheridan within departments such as Financial Aid, Recruitment, Contact Centre… Read More

Meet Prof. Kylie Hartley (Psychology & Creativity)

Kylie grew up in both Indiana and Florida, USA. Just when she thought she was ready to put down some solid roots with her partner and young family in Bloomington, Indiana, she applied for Sheridan’s seemingly one of… Read More

An anonymous message from a FHASS colleague…

I have decided that this should be anonymous because I wish to focus your attention on the message that I have to give, rather than on myself.  I am your colleague, and you may have spoken to me or… Read More

The Hub: “Once upon a time…”

Once upon a time there was a princess who grew up in a castle without any walls. That isn’t to say the castle had no shape – on the contrary, of course it had a shape, but the… Read More

The Hub: “Cyberia” by Jayceon Lincoln

Thick-piled Persian rugs section my mink marble floor. I marvel at my own exquisite taste. My creations are monumental silhouettes. My newest design lays dormant in her enclosed glass chamber. I hadn’t yet provided her with a name… Read More