CW&P and the launch of Social Construction Workshops

Always open to opportunities that embrace the ampersand of the program, our Creative Writing & Publishing program has partnered with the Office of Inclusive Communities to develop a new series of workshops. The Social Construction Workshops foster peer-to-peer… Read More

Professor Peter Grevstad successfully defends his PhD

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Grevstad on the success of his doctoral dissertation, Queering Places, and Curricular Spaces: LGBGTQ+ Students in the Community, the College, and the Curriculum. The defense occurred in August 2022 at OISE, University of Toronto…. Read More

Professor Alex Hollenberg publishes new poems in Riddle Fence

This fall, professor Alex Hollenberg (FHASS, CW&P) published three new poems in Riddle Fence. If you like your poetry about sweaty jeans, out-of-place cowboys, hurricanes, and urinating moose, then these are the poems for you. When asked about… Read More

Seeking participation in community research projects

Are you looking to incorporate community research projects into your winter classroom? Professor Sara Cumming is currently leading a collaborative three-year NSERC-CCSIF-funded project that aims to build a client-centric, applied, EDI-informed life skills curriculum to be shared amongst… Read More

Student Memoir from Stories of Home

Ayssar Habeeb responded to the Stories of Home call for submissions. This is a fragment of her memoir, Day 26 The bombardment echoed in the neighbourhood, long night with ambiguous possibilities. The rumbles shuddered my bedroom window, cracked… Read More

Impressive student work from Professor Marshall’s Creative Problem Solving course

In this assignment for Creative Problem Solving, students are asked to choose a new creative experience and report on it; the second part of the assignment is reflective practice through structured questions. For Professor Patsy Marshall, these student… Read More

Welcome to the Winter 2022 Issue of Alchemy!

From the Dean’s Office

Dear Colleagues, Happy Spring! Spring begins when the dullness of life is infused with a kaleidoscope of vibrant colours of flowers, insects, birds, and small animals who make their homes in our backyards. I am thrilled to welcome… Read More

Meet Prof. Leslie Wu (FT Hire: Creative Writing & Publishing)

Leslie Wu has taught in the Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing program since 2017 and joined the full-time faculty ranks in January 2022 as professor, writing and publishing. A freelance food and travel writer whose… Read More

Professor Mahak Jain Publishes New Children’s Book

This March, professor Mahak Jain (FHASS, CW&P) published Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes, a picture book with Annick Press. The book is illustrated by Anu Chouhan. Inspired by the real-life collaboration between Bharatanatyam dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale and ballet… Read More