Exciting News About Mythmoot IX: Remaking Myth 

By Bronwyn Rivera. We are pleased to announce that from June 23-26, Mythmoot IX: Remaking Myth will be held at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott (located less than one mile from Dulles Airport in Virginia). All in-person attendees are required to register no later than Thursday, June 9th, and the venue will honor many food […]

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Mythmoot VIII: The World Ahead!

Join us for a long weekend of wonder, keynotes, graduation, paper sessions, dancing, readings, fireside chats! June 24-27, please choose whether to come to Leesburg, VA in person or remotely!  The Signum community will gather in fellowship for the advancement of scholarly thought and the deepening of friendships. We address this moment in time — […]

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Growing into the Future with Signum University

Happy Hobbit Day! As with the past several years, September 22nd marks not only the birthdays of two of the most famousest of hobbits but also the beginning of the Signum University Annual Fund Drive! This year we’re doing things a little differently. While we are still holding some special events over the course of […]

By Curtis Weyant | Announcement . Events . University

Signum Teams with Local Libraries This Summer for the Hobbit Immersion Camp

What’s even better than a second breakfast? What Signum is serving up this summer! For two weeks from July 10 through July 21, Signum University will be partnering with local libraries around the country to present the Hobbit Immersion Camp for kids ages 10 – 13. This free (yes, free!) program is designed to provide […]

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Preliminary Mythmoot Program Now Available!

Are you excited for Mythmoot? Have you been waiting to see what what all is going to happen? If so, then wait your wait is now over! The Signum University Events Team has been hard at work to craft a fun-filled weekend to make Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder… the one Mythmoot conference to rule them all! Err…something […]

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Are you ready for Mythmoot IV?

“It is the mark of a good fairy-story, of the higher or more complete kind, that however wild its events, however fantastic or terrible the adventures, it can give to child or man that hears it, when the “turn” comes, a catch of the breath, a beat and lifting of the heart, near to (or […]

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Watch Dr. Corey Olsen Run Like a Chicken!

In our fundraising campaign last fall, we offered a special incentive: If $7,000 in donations were designated as coming from our Mythgard on LOTRO (Lord of the Rings Online) community, University President Dr. Corey Olsen – known in-game as Gryfflet, the burglarious hobbit – would make a run from Sanderson’s Farm in The Shire to Minas Tirith as a chicken. With […]

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Dr. Sturgis Goes to LonCon 3

While myriad Mythgardians are migrating to Massachusetts for Mythcon, only one is braving the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention in London (a/k/a, “Loncon 3”) from August 14 – 18. Dr. Amy H. Sturgis, who will once again be offering her two-part “History of Science Fiction” courses in the upcoming Fall and Spring trimesters at Mythgard (see description below), […]

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