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

Gail Benick Publishes New Book

Congratulations to long-time FHASS Professor and writer, Gail Benick, who released her novella, The Girl Who Was Born That Way, earlier this spring. Published by Inanna Publications, the book was launched on April 29, 2015 at Supermarket Restaurant… Read More

Tony Falikowski Keeps More Than Busy!

Professor Tony Falikowski made excellent, industrious use of his recent sabbatical. First, on February 25, 2015, he was an invited guest on Eldon Taylor’s nationally syndicated radio podcast program, Provocative Enlightenment. Taylor is a New York Times bestselling… Read More

Nicolette Little wins Top 20 Under 40 Award

Professor Nicolette Little (aka The English Mechanic) has been awarded a United Way GenNext Top 20 Under 40 award. According to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce’s The Business Advocate Online, “[t]he 2nd annual awards night took place in April… Read More

Successful Completion of Comprehensive Exams for Claire Meldrum

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Claire Meldrum who passed her Comprehensive Area Candidacy Exam in December 2014. Claire is currently pursuing her doctorate in English Literature at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her dissertation, Victorian Material Culture and Domestic Ideology in the… Read More

ESL Launches Blog

On February 20, the ESL Program officially launched its blog: Sheridan ESL. Overseen by ESL Logistics Officer Jack Leung, the blog will feature stories on past & upcoming events, contributions from students and teachers, and tons of pictures! Check it out here:… Read More

Nermine Abd Elkader: Problems of a Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

Nermine Abd Elkader, a partial-load Professor of English Language Studies at Sheridan, has recently had her article “Dialogic Multicultural Education Theory and Praxis: Dialogue and the Problems of Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society” published in Dialogic Pedagogy:… Read More