Meet Prof. Peter Kikkert (Public History)

Peter Kikkert is a Professor of Public History in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan. Pete grew up on a small family farm in southern Ontario, but chose his first love – history – as… 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

Student Spotlight: Creativity and Colouring

  By: Prof. Jennifer Phenix Earlier this term, Sheridan’s SOURCE (Scholarly Output Undergraduate Research Creative Excellence) released Brandon McFarlane’s adult colouring book, The Sheridan Notebook, illustrated by Sheridan students Kristine Villeneuve and Devin Murray. For my Introduction to… Read More

Vermeersch Edits a Giller Nominee

FHASS’s newest, (most alliterative) Professor of Publishing, Paul Vermeersch, edited and published a novel through his imprint at Wolsak & Wynn, Buckrider Books, that made its way on to the long list for this year’s prestigious Giller Prize…. Read More

Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2016 Issue of Alchemy!

Welcome to the condensed Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Alchemy. If you would prefer to read this issue as a singular PDF please click here: Alchemy Spring-Summer 2016 We hope that either you’re enjoying your vacation as you read, that… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

Photo: Yael Katz The spring semester in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was full of celebration, inspiration and special beginnings. In addition to seeing our graduating students of 2016 walk across the stage at Convocation Ceremonies,… Read More

Staying Engaged: Sara J. Cumming, Ph.D: Professor, Community Activist, and, now, Conference Organizer

On May 29th, Sara Cumming flew to Calgary for what proved to be an academically engaged, community activism-strengthening and exercise-inducing week in the Rockies. The University of Calgary hosted the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences… Read More

Mikal Austin Radford: How the Humanities Made Me Human

My mother told me that when I was a young child I used to explore the streets of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia looking for religious buildings such as churches, synagogues and the like. As she would tell me, she… 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

Prof. Nicolette Little’s Research Grant

Ph.D student, part-time FHASS professor, and full-time English Mechanic Nicolette Little is currently in India, making the most of the prestigious national research grant she was recently awarded from Mitacs Canada. Little, a student in the joint York/Ryerson… Read More