Michelle Szabo Publishes New Book: Food, Masculinities, and Home

After four years of author wrangling, peer review solicitation, writing, editing and re-editing, FHASS Professor Michelle Szabo’s book collaboration, Food, Masculinities and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives has been published (Bloomsbury 2017). The academic volume, co-edited and introduced by Michelle, brings… Read More

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang Can’t Stop!

In addition to welcoming students into the Creative Writing & Publishing program this past fall, Professor Sarah Tsiang has been busy to say the least! She recently launched two new children’s books—Sugar and Snails in March and Toesy… Read More

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