Archive | February, 2014

Stories behind the bones

Anthropologists Dr. Jaime Ginter talks about her new course “Forensic Anthropology” Bio: Dr. Jaime Ginter is a physical anthropologist with research interests in skeletal biology, bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology.  She obtained degrees from the University of Alberta (B.A.), the University of Western Ontario (M.A.), and the University of Toronto (Ph.D.).  Her research explores skeletal and […]

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Paul Vermeersh is awesome on so many levels

Paul Vermeersh has been very busy of late! The author/editor extraordinaire is launching his very own imprint, Buckrider Books with Wolsak and Wynn. Buckrider Books will launch on April 16th with two poetry collections,  Everyone is C02 by David James Brock, and The Stag Head Spoke, by Erina Harris, as well as collection of short […]

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Jennifer Phenix on Living with Medea

In the beginning… You enter the theatre. The house-lights are on. Underneath the din of the audience-in-making, you fix upon the dream-like music of Thomas Newmann’s ‘The Orchard’. There is excitement in the air — electricity in the ether. The house-lights fade. Darkness envelops the theatre. You’re embraced by its stillness and reminded of that […]

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Status Update: New Book!

Sarah Tsiang released a new book of poetry this November, Status Update, a collection of epigraph poems where each poem is inspired by a Facebook status update. Tsiang took her inspiration from strangers, acquaintances, and friends alike. Status Update has been featured on CBC’s Ontario Morning, as well as in several newspapers. For a great […]

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Welcoming Dr. Christian Knudsen

The Medieval Bells Ring Out…the Newest Member of our Creativity Team It is with great pleasure that we’d like to introduce the latest faculty member of Sheridan’s Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Christian Knudsen, Professor of Cultural History. Christian brings a unique field of expertise to our growing Sheridan community, studies in Medieval and Early […]

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Sara Peters’ 1996 is nominated for a CBC Bookie!

Our very own Sara Peters’ debut book of poetry, 1996, was nominated for a CBC Bookie! Sara Peter’s book has been garnering incredible acclaim as reviewers fall in love with this remarkable debut.  Leigh Horlick writes in Prism magazine about 1996 is a “slayer of a debut. With an unflinching gaze, she tours the reader […]

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Kavita earns an MBA

Kavita was generous enough to tell us a little about her experience in earning her recent MBA! Here is what Kavita had to say about the experience: Pursuing an MBA was my goal ever since I completed my undergraduate program, and after 15 years it has  finally happened. I completed my general MBA in October […]

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Sheridan Generals

Erminia Bossio (GAS coordinatior) talks about the Sheridan Generals in Training The Sheridan Generals, aka the Sheridan General Arts and Science Student Committee, were officially granted  club status  by the Student Union at the beginning of  November 2013.  The group had been meeting on a biweekly basis for a month prior, nominating and electing group […]

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Bringing greek mythology to the ILSC

By Katye Seip In partnership with Sheridan’s International Centre, the International Language School of Canada (ILSC) offered the School of Communication and Literary Studies the opportunity to address the ILSC final semester EAP students during a 50 minute general education lecture.  The lectures are designed to give the EAP students a sneak-peek at the type […]

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