Welcome to the Fall 2018 Issue of Alchemy

Welcome to the Fall 2018 Issue of Alchemy

Yet another whirlwind of a semester, FHASS! Congratulations on nearing the semester’s end, and on all our individual and collective successes as a Faculty since September. Please enjoy this issue of Alchemy in between studying and marking marathons,… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

Where to begin?  A Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalist, a Creative Humanities project launch enabled by the coveted College & Community Social Innovation Fund (SSHRC), a poetry book, a textbook, stories, more stories, readings, interviews, teaching and learning innovations,… Read More

FHASS’ Collaboration with Toronto Fringe

By Brittany German Prof. Brandon McFarlane (Creativity and Creative Thinking) has been busy this term! As Sheridan announced on November 5, McFarlane won a $240,000 Community & College Social Innovation Fund from SSHRC to bring Sheridan’s creative problem… Read More

Getting Creative in Peru

The Community Ideas Factory (CIF), a collaborative SSHRC-funded research initiative between Sheridan College and the Oakville Community Foundation, utilizes the principles of creativity and community-based problem-solving to engage beneficiaries and front-line workers in the identification and development of… Read More

Meeting CW&P’s Authors: Paul Vermeersch and Thea Lim read at HMC

The Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing was tickled pink to host a celebration on Nov. 12 of two recent publications by faculty members. Poet, critic, and Professor of Publishing Paul Vermeersch launched his most recent, and… Read More

Reminder: Last call for Hope 4 Holidays!

Hope 4 Holidays is now underway, but is drawing to a close soon!! Home Suite Hope provides complete Christmases for the mothers and children in the program and for the past 4 years FHASS have been strong supporters… Read More

Community Collaborations: Supporting Homeless Families

By Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) On September 29, 2018, Prof. Sara Cumming participated in the second annual Sleep In Your Car event held by Home Suite Hope—a community organization that supports homeless lone mother-led families by providing housing,… Read More

Interview: Paul Angelini and Jessica Pulis on their new textbook

Recently, Prof. Peter Steven (Film Studies) sat down with Profs. Paul Angelini (Political Science) and Jessica Pulis (Criminology) to discuss the motivations and processes behind their forthcoming textbook, Rethinking Who We Are: Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada (Fernwood,… Read More

Student Spotlight: Carly Williams

Carly Williams (BFTV, 2018) has developed an epic love for the classic story of Troy, thanks in large part to the work she did with Prof. Jennifer Phenix in Jennifer’s Fall 2017 section of LITT20065GD: Troy in Literature… Read More