In an effort to help students better plan their course loads as they work toward an M.A. in Language & Literature or one of our Certificate Programs, we are providing a preliminary list of courses for the upcoming academic year on this page.

Please note that this list is subject to change and may not reflect the final course offerings for any given semester. For current and historical course offerings, please refer to our course catalog.

Spring 2017 Courses

Spring 2017 Courses
Course Lecturer(s)
Research Methods Various Faculty
Shakespeare and the Middle Ages Dr. Faith Acker & Liam Daley
Tolkien’s World of Middle-earth Dr. Verlyn Flieger
The Potter Saga Dr. Amy H. Sturgis
Lewis and Tolkien Dr. Corey Olsen
Introduction to Old Norse Dr. Carl Edlund Anderson

Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses
Course Lecturer(s)
Tolkien and the 20th Century Dr. Sara Brown
Beyond Middle-earth Dr. Corey Olsen & Dr. Tom Shippey
Celtic Myth in Children’s Fantasy Dr. Dimitra Fimi
Elementary Latin I Dr. Philip Walsh

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course Lecturer(s)
Chaucer I: Visions of Love Dr. Corey Olsen
Elementary Latin II Dr. Philip Walsh
Germanic Philology TBD
Research Methods Various Faculty
Science Fiction, Part I Dr. Amy H. Sturgis
Tolkien course (Topic TBD) TBD

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course Lecturer(s)
Chaucer II: The Canterbury Tales Dr. Corey Olsen
Intro to Anglo-Saxon Dr. Michael Drout
Philology II Nelson Goering
Science Fiction, Part II Dr. Amy H. Sturgis
Tolkien’s Wars John Garth
TBD TBD