Prof. Nathaniel Barr on BS!

As mentioned in the “Spotlight on Research” section of Alchemy, Professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking Nathaniel Barr co-authored a research article in the Journal of Judgement and Decision Making entitled “On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit.” Although ‘bullshit’ is a ubiquitous aspect of human… Read More

Community Research Cafe: April 15, 2016

Prof. Jessica Carey: Black History Month and the Politics of Food

Food movements and foodways embody —literally! — multiple strains of culture: ethics, politics, affects, pleasures, and identities. In belated honour of Black History Month, here are links to the work of two authors that I have followed for the past few years and taught in… Read More

Humanities Insanities Football Pool Results

Play brings a joy that is vital for imagination, creativity, social relationships, and job satisfaction. In the spirit of play, I write, cap-in-hand and with a slightly reddened backside, to apprise you of the results of the inaugural Humanities Insanities football pool. As the 2015 NFL regular season fades from memory, a lone victor stands… Read More

Call for Proposals: CTL Spring/Summer Series

The Faculty Development Team in the Centre for Teaching & Learning is excited to announce the launch of the next annual Spring & Summer Series: a series of workshops developed and delivered for faculty, by faculty. This is… Read More

Insight & Illumination: A Talk By Prof. Jennifer Phenix

Call for Proposals from CALL

The 25th anniversary College Association for Language & Literacy (CALL) conference explores how to foster an entrepreneurial way of thinking in our students to help them become excellent communicators and critical thinkers, resourceful leaders, innovative creators of employment opportunities, and strong… Read More

Taylor Graham’s Cottage Radio hits the stage

FHASS professor and playwright Taylor Graham recently had the pleasure of seeing her MFA thesis — a play called Cottage Radio — come to fruition on stage in a full production by the Alumnae Theatre Company in downtown… Read More

Check out Shoilee Khan’s Bluegate Reading Collective

FHASS professor Shoilee Khan extends an invitation to a themed reading series she has organized called the Bluegate Reading Collective which is set to take place at Studio 89 in Mississauga. Shoilee is curating and hosting the event… Read More

Mirjana Cutura discovers her creek!

Mirjana Cutura, an ESL partial load professor in FHASS, recently entered the Discover Your Creek photo contest organized by the Oakvillegreen Conservation Association. She was awarded the third prize, and her photo, along with other winning photos, was… Read More