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

Meet Lynn Easson-Irvine, Program Support Specialist

Lynn has a BA from Brock University with a concentration in Classical Art and Archaeology, and a Post Graduate Certificate from Sir Sandford Fleming College in Museum Management and Curatorship.  Her unique background and varied career has included… 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