Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy

Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy

Happy Spring, everyone! Welcome to the Winter 2017 Issue of Alchemy, the second on our new platform, and the first on our new end-of-semester timetable. Hopefully you can take a break from your marking, studying, and spring cleaning… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

As we wrap up another packed and productive semester, we are grateful that Alchemy is here to keep track of the many research and creative activities, community engagement initiatives, student accomplishments and serendipitous teaching and learning moments enjoyed… Read More

FHASS at Sheridan Creates

Once again, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences found itself front-and-centre on March 1, 2017 at Sheridan Creates, the second annual Conference of Scholars, Creators, and Innovators at Sheridan’s HMC campus. Making up more than one third… Read More

Reminder: VOICES OF SOUTH ASIA comes to Sheridan!

Save the date! Voices of South Asia will take place on May 25th from 6-9pm at Sheridan’s Davis campus. The event, which is the first of its kind at Sheridan, will celebrate South Asian achievements in Canada and… Read More

Holiday Gift Drive Update: Sara Cumming and Home Suite Hope

By Dr. Sara Cumming I would like to send out a very big thank you to all of you who contributed to my charitable efforts to support Home Suite Hope’s Holiday Gift Drive this past holiday season. Collectively,… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Dr. Rory Sommers

The “Generous” Absentee Landlord – An excerpt from Rory Sommers’ PhD dissertation, “Governing Incivility: An Ethnographic Account of Municipal Law Enforcement, Urban Renewal and Neighbourhood Conflict in the City of Hamilton”. Rory successfully defended his dissertation at the… Read More

Student Spotlight: Alyson Scott and Recovery 101

By Dr. Jessica Pulis On a cold Monday morning, an incorrect appointment time led to a chance meeting that was probably fated well before the sun rose. I ran into one of our GASU grads who had gone… Read More

Student Spotlight: Harmony in Images

by Dr. Anna Boshnakova Last semester students in the class Cultural Anthropology, with Professor Anna Boshnakova, worked on a creative project, called “Harmony in Images,” dedicated to Canadian Indigenous culture. The aim of the project was to help… Read More

Intersections: Technology on Trial

By Dr. Alex Hollenberg This year at Sheridan Creates three professors were asked to debate the vexing question of whether technology is always an ennobling force. “Could it be,” session chair Dr. Mike McNamara provocatively asked, “that in… Read More