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

Claire Meldrum: ABD

FHASS professor Claire Meldrum successfully completed her Specialty Area Exam in September, 2015. She is now an ABD candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Department of English and Film. Her dissertation project is Detecting Domesticity: Victorian Material Culture… Read More

Jennifer Chambers at NEMLA

Congratulations to FHASS professor Jennifer Chambers, who presented her paper “A Woman’s Will: May Agnes Fleming’s Cross-Border Publishing” at the Northeast Modern Languages Association (NEMLA) conference held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto on May 1, 2015…. Read More

Roots of Freedom Comes to Sheridan

On October 21, 2105, the Roots of Freedom Festival was held at Sheridan. Put on annually by the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton and the Oakville Museum, the purpose of the festival is to foster an understanding of… Read More

Faculty retirements

We at Alchemy would like to offer a quick recognition of the retirement of two long-time pillars of Sheridan’s FHASS community, Professors Anita Agar and Gail Benick. We offer them our sincere gratitude for their service, leadership, and… Read More