Courses

Introduction to Old English

This course provides an introduction to Old English grammar, giving students a working reading competency in the language and the chance to put that knowledge into practice.

Master’s Thesis: Language & Literature

This is a one-semester, three-credit course during which students will write their thesis, the culminating project for an M.A. in Language & Literature. Prerequisite: LITZ6398: Thesis Research

Thesis Planning: Language & Literature

This is a one-semester, three-credit course that consists of reading, research, and assignments completed in one-on-one consultation with a Director.

Students may register for this course only after their thesis topic is approved by the thesis coordinator.

Tolkien’s Poetry

In this class, we will examine Tolkien’s short poetic works in detail, taking a chronological look at Tolkien’s career through the window of his poetry.

Classical Myths and Legends

This course puts the myths and legends of the Classical world in their wider cultural and historical contexts.

Exploring Star Trek

Amy Sturgis boldly takes Signum where it’s never gone before: into Star Trek!