Author: Creative Humanities

From Interviews to Illustrations: Uncovering Censorship with the Canadian Literary Censorship Project

I had the privilege of participating in the Canadian Literary Censorship Project as an illustrator and researcher. My responsibilities included contacting connections within the public library system in Southern Ontario, documenting their experiences with censorship, and later on, creating illustrations for the data we collected to disseminate this information. After speaking with various librarians, I…
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Canadian Literary Censorship Project Reflection

Looking back, I believe we did a good job with the resources and data we had at our disposal. Our data was based on surveys and CFLA/CFE sources, and we managed to compile 139 entries. While this number is not sufficient for a comprehensive analysis, it does provide a good starting point to understand the…
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Informal Censorship in School Libraries 

School libraries in Canada have long been viewed as a valuable resource for students, providing access to a wide range of materials that can enhance their learning and support their personal interests. However, there are instances of informal censorship within these libraries that can limit the students’ access to certain materials, particularly those related to…
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Call for Applications: The Canadian Literary Censorship Project

Research Assistant, 4 positions (part-time) Compensation: approximately $21.00 per hour (including benefits) Hours/Weeks: 4 hours a week from October to March Location: mostly online Application Deadline: 20 September 2022 Are you a Sheridan student or recent graduate interested in literature, publishing, and the role of storytelling in Canadian society? Do you have a passion for…
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Possibilities for English Studies Scholarly, Research, and Creative Activities

English Studies in Canada: Research Cluster Call for Possibilities Have you ever thought up an idea that brought you joy and excitement, only to disband it as too impractical or ambitious? Have you ever given up on a great idea because you didn’t have time to pursue it or thought that no one would fund/publish…
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Seeking New Perspectives

Over the course of her career as an artist and professor, Hyein Lee has learned the importance of being exposed to diverse perspectives.

Opening Up to New Experiences

Learning to take risks has brought Melodie Downey to a year of fulfilling social, academic, and professional growth.

At The Crossroads of Critical Theory and Creative Practice

Find out Professor Alexander Hollenberg’s plan for using creative interventions to make critical theory more accessible.

Leap of Faith

Victoria Webb’s professors and friends encouraged her to apply for a humanities research position. Find out how her leap of faith transformed her career.

Choosing My Own Adventure

Sometimes the perfect opportunity doesn’t rush up to meet you while you’re looking for it. Robyn Miller shares how humanities research helped her make her own opportunities.