FHASS Faculty Deliver Creativity and Innovation to Local High School Teachers

As part of a new bilateral partnership between the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) and the Halton District School Board (HDSB), the FHASS creativity team has recently collaborated with T.A. Blakelock High School for a pair… Read More

Patsy Marshall’s Students Explore Creativity and Employment

Patsy Marshall’s “Introduction to Studies in Creativity” course this semester took a novel approach for student reflections. The course provided students with four infographics, along with other SLATE material, so that students could complete 4 journal logs reflecting… Read More

Welcome 2022-2023 Writer in Residence: Naben Ruthnum

FHASS and CW&P are thrilled to welcome our 2022-2023 Writer-in-Residence, Naben Ruthnum! Naben is the author of the novels A Hero of Our Time (2022), Helpmeet (2022), and the essay Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (2017). He is… 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

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

Professor Nataly Shaheen Publishes in Malahat

FHASS Professor Nataly Shaheen (ESL) has been hard at work on a forthcoming memoir called Lost in Them. This Winter, a chapter of the memoir entitled Ali-Mohammad was published In The Malahat Review. Nataly was interviewed by The… Read More

Professor Selina Tombs Coaches and Competes!

Psychology professor Selina Tombs’s passion for figure skating is well-known around FHASS. But you may not know that in 2020, Selina travelled to Innsbruck, Austria to compete in the Winter World Masters Games. She won a silver medal… Read More

Danielle Freitas wins CSSE Doctoral Award!

Each year, the Canadian Society for the Study of Education and the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) recognize significant contributions to research in teacher education in Canada. Dr. Danielle Freitas (AD) received this award for 2021, for her doctoral thesis,… Read More

Peter Galambos Champions COIL

On Monday, November 1st, Sheridan hosted the online webinar event A Faculty Perspective on COIL: A Sheridan Experience. It was the first in a series of webinars hosted by Sheridan as part of International Education Week. In many… Read More

Alireza Sobhanmanesh Wins E-Campus Grant!

Professor Alireza Sobhanmanesh has been working on a project which received $74,130 in funding from E-Campus Ontario. The project includes designing a course that aims to enhance advanced-level ESL learners’ language learning motivation, in addition to teaching them… Read More