TENT Updates! What a semester…

By: Dr. Brandon McFarlane I’m writing to thank everyone for their awesome work on the TENT project this year and to wish you all a happy holidays. 2019 was a big year for our collaboration with Toronto Fringe…. Read More

CWP in the news, on the bus, and in the theatre!

As ever, it was an exciting semester for students, faculty, admin, and other community members in the Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing. This semester saw the launch of a new, monthly film series focused on writing-… Read More

Rolla Bahsous and Tales of a City by the Sea

“Tales of a City by the Sea,” a play written by Samah Sabawi and directed by Rahaf Fasheh, explores life in Gaza during the 2008 war. Rami, a Palestinian-American doctor, meets and falls in love with Jomana, a Palestinian living in… Read More

Sara Cumming ponders in Portland

For the past two years Dr. Sara Cumming has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology. This year she was part of the organizing committee for the conference that was held in… Read More

ESL Faculty Paint Night!

By: Dr. Kanika Verma “Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art.” –Constantin Stanislavski The ESL Department hosted a Faculty Paint Night on Tuesday, November 19th at HMC B282 from 6 to 8.30 p.m. Sara Cordeiro Alexandre,… Read More

Student Spotlight: Troy in Literature, Film, and Canvas!

By: Prof. Jennifer Phenix In LITT20065GD: Troy in Literature and Film, students were asked to create a visual piece to accompany their research paper that captures the hero Odysseus as a renewed Homeric hero. Em Kessler, Serena Westbroek,… Read More

Student Spotlight: ESL student Serife Gulmus

From ESL professor Mariya Petkova: “As part of their EAP Reading and Writing class, ESL student have to write an essay based on a previously researched academic topic of their choice. The purpose is to argue a point… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Dr. Brett Potter on what Star Trek, sports, and movies can teach us about religion.

Dr. Brett Potter (PhD, University of St. Michael’s College) is a partial-load professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan, teaching world religions and the philosophy of religion. Over the past six years teaching in… Read More

Intersections: Students as Teachers: An Opportunity for Experiential Education, Critical Reflection, and Relationship-Building

By Prof. Vander Tavares Presenting our research findings in front of an unfamiliar audience can be a daunting experience for many of us. Despite all preparation, it is not uncommon to experience those feelings of anxiety and nervousness… Read More

Intersections: Teaching for Creativity in the Micromoments

By: Dr. Kylie Hartley I recently assigned an in-class small group activity asking student to consider all the ways professors unintentionally kill creativity in the classroom. As a professor of creative thinking and problem solving, I am keenly… Read More