Community and Creativity: Sheridan Newcomer Access Project is up and running

Prof. Peter Grevstad‘s students in SOCS23314GD (Community and Creativity) have created a website for their initiative, #SNAP, the Sheridan Newcomer Access Project. Peter reports that the website is now up and running, and it offers profiles, like this… Read More

Dr. Alia Somani delivers talks for BHM and The Tubman Institute

This semester has been a busy one for FHASS’s own Dr. Alia Somani, Professor of Postcolonial Literature. First, Alia gave a talk at the Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration in February. The event was hosted by the Canadian… Read More

Paul Vermeersch wins OAC grant!

Alchemy congratulates Paul Vermeersch, Professor of Publishing, on his impressive recent grant from the Ontario Arts Council. The $12,000 Works in Progress grant has been awarded for the completion of Paul’s upcoming book of poetry, currently titled Self-Defence… Read More

The Dr. is in: Mr. Rory Sommers becomes Dr. Rory Sommers!

Alchemy congratulates FHASS’s own Dr. Rory Sommers, Professor of Sociology (Criminology), on the successful defense of his PhD dissertation from the University of Guelph. You can read a summary of Rory’s project in this issue’s Spotlight on Research…. Read More

Knudsen in Translation: Dr. Christian Knudsen’s Essay in French

Alchemy would like to extend its congratulations to Christian Knudsen, Professor of Cultural History, whose article “Gendered Penance and Monastic Sexual Misconduct” was translated into French for a book entitled Enfermements III. Le genre enfermé. Hommes et femmes… Read More

Dr. Jessica Carey: Talking Food Nostalgia at Concordia University

In January, FHASS professor Jessica Carey participated in a roundtable panel discussion at Concordia University, attended by both students and the public. The inaugural event for Concordia’s new interdisciplinary Society, Politics, Animals, and Materiality Centre (SPAM), the roundtable’s… Read More

Dr. Glenn Clifton’s new article on The New Old Woman

Alchemy congratulates Glenn Clifton, Professor of Literary Studies, whose academic article appeared in a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Intervalla.  Glenn’s article, “The New Old Woman of the 1930s: Aging and Women’s History in Woolf, Sackville-West, and… Read More

Nathaniel Barr is Ig-Nobel!

FHASS’s very own Nathaniel Barr, Professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking, has been awarded the 2016 Ig Nobel Peace Prize. Nathaniel attended the ceremony at Harvard University on Thursday, September 22nd to receive his award along with his… Read More

FHASS Professors win two CCSIF Grants!

FHASS continues to make its mark on community, provincial, and national research stages. On June 17, 2016, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, announced that Sheridan proposals had been awarded a total of three sizable grants from… Read More

FHASS faculty awarded SRCA grants

FHASS is proud to announce that Profs. Michael McNamara, Patrice Esson, and Nathaniel Barr have been awarded one of Sheridan’s new SRCA (Scholarship, Research & Creative Activities) grant at the $10,000 level for their proposed project entitled “Does Creativity Training Make A Difference?  An Analysis of Creative Thinking Scores amongst College… Read More