September 2017

Congratulations to Professor Harriss, who will be inducted into the Royal Society of Canada on November 24!

Critically acclaimed author Anakana Schofield joins the SFU community as writer in residence in 2018.

FASS welcomes our new Director of Faculty Affairs, Nicola Kuchta and new Director of Communications and Marketing, Gladys We.

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Congratulations to Psychology's Dr. Rebecca Cobb and Linguistics' Dr. Ashley Farris-Trimble, recipients of the 2017 Cormack Teaching Awards.  

Held Sept. 16-17, 2017, the conference examines and documents the histories and experiences of the Bengali population in Canada, with a special focus on B.C.

Claire Battershill, a Banting Fellow in the Department of English, is the recipient of the 2017 SSHRC Talent Award.

FASS has a new events calendar! To have your event added to our calendar, please email it to

If you are an events organizer in your department and have a large number of events to add, we can also add you to the calendar editors list.

History student Tressa Ford researches stories for First World War Kootenay Soldiers Photograph Project.

When Tatum Miller was awarded a scholarship to study at Fudan University in Shanghai, he never imagined that it would lead to a job coaching hockey in China.

World Literature and International Studies students contribute to a video produced by professor Melek Ortabasi.

Nadine Boulay, a PhD student in the GSWS, is a performer, community activist, and social movement historian.

Dr. Evan McCuish is a Criminology alumnus as well as its newest faculty member.

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