Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2016 Issue of Alchemy!

Welcome to the condensed Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Alchemy. If you would prefer to read this issue as a singular PDF please click here: Alchemy Spring-Summer 2016 We hope that either you’re enjoying your vacation as you read, that… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

Photo: Yael Katz The spring semester in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was full of celebration, inspiration and special beginnings. In addition to seeing our graduating students of 2016 walk across the stage at Convocation Ceremonies,… Read More

Staying Engaged: Sara J. Cumming, Ph.D: Professor, Community Activist, and, now, Conference Organizer

On May 29th, Sara Cumming flew to Calgary for what proved to be an academically engaged, community activism-strengthening and exercise-inducing week in the Rockies. The University of Calgary hosted the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences… Read More

Mikal Austin Radford: How the Humanities Made Me Human

My mother told me that when I was a young child I used to explore the streets of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia looking for religious buildings such as churches, synagogues and the like. As she would tell me, she… Read More

FHASS Professors win two CCSIF Grants!

FHASS continues to make its mark on community, provincial, and national research stages. On June 17, 2016, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, announced that Sheridan proposals had been awarded a total of three sizable grants from… Read More

Prof. Nicolette Little’s Research Grant

Ph.D student, part-time FHASS professor, and full-time English Mechanic Nicolette Little is currently in India, making the most of the prestigious national research grant she was recently awarded from Mitacs Canada. Little, a student in the joint York/Ryerson… Read More

Celebrating Student Success: 2015-2016 FHASS Student Awards

FHASS held its annual Student Awards Ceremony at Macdonald-Heaslip Hall on Sheridan’s Trafalgar campus on June 6, 2016. The event once again brought administration, faculty, staff, students, and their families together to recognize student success from the 2015-2016… Read More

Meet Prof. Erminia Bossio (ESL)

Erminia has been romping about the halls of learning since she was 6. She has a BA in English Literature, an MED in ESL Curriculum and an MA in Rhetoric and Communication Design. Erminia found her calling teaching… Read More

Meet Andrew Staples (GAS Student Advisor)

Andrew Staples joined FHASS in September 2015 as part of the Embedded Student Advisor pilot project in partnership with Student Advisement. After being an integral part of Student Advisement and the HMC community for 4 years, Andrew is… Read More

Meet Raj Dhaliwal (FHASS Operations Manager

Raj Dhaliwal is continuing her Sheridan journey in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in her new role as Operations Manager as of February 2016. Raj joins us from the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Information Technology, where she… Read More