Welcome to the Winter 2015 issue of Alchemy!

Welcome to the Winter 2015 issue of Alchemy. As this issue reflects, this has been an industrious winter for FHASS. In addition to the launch of Sheridan Reads and the Film For Thought screening series, the Faculty has… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

Winter 2015 has brought a veritable cornucopia of creative activities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  From the inaugural launch of Sheridan Reads (which also served as the launch of Sheridan’s Creative Campus Series) to the… Read More

FHASS Partners Up With CCAH

By Sean McNabney Winter 2015 marked the launch of an exciting and fruitful partnership between The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) and the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH). The CCAH is an organization whose pillars… Read More

FHASS Launches Sheridan Reads

By Owen Percy As you surely know by now, FHASS launched its first contribution to Sheridan’s Creative Campus initiative, Sheridan Reads, in January of 2015. Conceived of as an ‘extended reading event’ designed to draw on FHASS’s expertise… Read More

FHASS Launches Film For Thought Screening Series

By Peter Steven Film for Thought, a new film series initiated by FHASS, got underway on February 17th with the screening of Selwyn Jacob’s The Road Taken. The event was co-sponsored by the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Rhythm and Melody behind the Visual Narrative: Reconstructing Cultural Memory from the Past

By Dr. Anna Boshnakova Recently, Dr. Anna Boshnakova was invited to take part in the 9th Symposium of the International Study Group on Music Archaeology (ISGMA) titled “Sound, Object, Culture, History”. As she gratefully acknowledges, her participation at… Read More

Using Twitter in Your Course: Having the education come to the students and not the other way around

By Derrick Millard A while ago in one of my online courses something unique happened. We started to get outside community involvement directly into the course. This is something I had always thought about but had never known… Read More

Sheridan Students Showcase Public History Posters during Black History Month

By Christian Knudsen On February 5th, Sheridan students taking the general education elective HIST19936G, Canada in the Making: Exploring Canadian History, showcased public history posters they designed as part of their course work at the opening night of… 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