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

Meet Prof. Marcus Freeman, Pre-Health Sciences

My journey to Sheridan College has followed some interesting twists and turns.  I knew, as a high-school student, I was going to be a marine biologist. I took up SCUBA diving, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Marine… Read More

Dr. Alia Somani delivers talks for BHM and The Tubman Institute

This semester has been a busy one for FHASS’s own Dr. Alia Somani, Professor of Postcolonial Literature. First, Alia gave a talk at the Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration in February. The event was hosted by the Canadian… Read More

Paul Vermeersch wins OAC grant!

Alchemy congratulates Paul Vermeersch, Professor of Publishing, on his impressive recent grant from the Ontario Arts Council. The $12,000 Works in Progress grant has been awarded for the completion of Paul’s upcoming book of poetry, currently titled Self-Defence… Read More

The Dr. is in: Mr. Rory Sommers becomes Dr. Rory Sommers!

Alchemy congratulates FHASS’s own Dr. Rory Sommers, Professor of Sociology (Criminology), on the successful defense of his PhD dissertation from the University of Guelph. You can read a summary of Rory’s project in this issue’s Spotlight on Research…. Read More

Knudsen in Translation: Dr. Christian Knudsen’s Essay in French

Alchemy would like to extend its congratulations to Christian Knudsen, Professor of Cultural History, whose article “Gendered Penance and Monastic Sexual Misconduct” was translated into French for a book entitled Enfermements III. Le genre enfermé. Hommes et femmes… Read More

Dr. Jessica Carey: Talking Food Nostalgia at Concordia University

In January, FHASS professor Jessica Carey participated in a roundtable panel discussion at Concordia University, attended by both students and the public. The inaugural event for Concordia’s new interdisciplinary Society, Politics, Animals, and Materiality Centre (SPAM), the roundtable’s… Read More

Dr. Glenn Clifton’s new article on The New Old Woman

Alchemy congratulates Glenn Clifton, Professor of Literary Studies, whose academic article appeared in a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Intervalla.  Glenn’s article, “The New Old Woman of the 1930s: Aging and Women’s History in Woolf, Sackville-West, and… Read More

Welcome to the Fall 2016 Issue of Alchemy

Spotlight on Research: Peter Grevstad on Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda

Editor’s Note: Alchemy is proud to present Peter Grevstad’s academic research paper, “Joseph Boyden’s Inconvenient Indian: knowledge production in postcolonial writing,” as our Spotlight on Research feature for Fall 2016. Peter completed this paper as part of his… Read More