Category: Mythgard

  • Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

    Explore “The Lord of the Rings” – On Location

    On January 3, 2017, Professor Tolkien’s 125th birthday, Signum University and The Mythgard Institute are launching an innovative new program called “Exploring The Lord of the Rings.” In this series, Signum founder and president Dr. Corey Olsen, aka The Tolkien Professor, will teach a detailed, chapter-by-chapter course on The Lord of the Rings – in Middle-earth! The sessions will […]

  • Mythmoot II Proceedings Available from Mythgard

    For the past two years, Signum’s graduate literature program, the Mythgard Insitute, has sponsored a convention in New England. Signum University is happy to announce that the proceedings from the second of these conventions, Mythmoot II, is now available through the literature program website! Additionally, we would also like to announce that Mythmoot III is […]

  • Spring 2014 Courses are Open for Registration

    This Spring 2014, Mythgard Institute invites you to join old friends Dr. Amy H. Sturgis and Dr. Corey Olsen – as well as a new, visiting professor, Dr. Dimitra Fimi for three epic courses.  Understand the history and impact of Gothic literature, meet the mind behind Chaucer’s works and discover what it means to be […]

  • Fall 2013 Courses Enrolling Now!

    This Fall: investigate the world’s most iconic detective, discover Tolkien’s epic inspirations and works and use those same works to examine the field of comparative philology at Signum’s Mythgard Institute. The Courses In “Sherlock, Science and Ratiocination,” students will spend 12 weeks uncovering the origins of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved and enduring character, Sherlock Holmes […]

  • Free on iTunes U: The Lord of the Rings I

    Many of you may remember Mythgard Academy’s Summer 2012 short course on The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings I: The Road Goes Ever On.  Well, if you missed out on taking it, we’ve got good news! Starting today, The Lord of the Rings I is available as a free, enhanced seminar through iTunes U.  You can […]

  • Summer 2013 Courses Are Here

    Get ready for an exciting Summer term at Signum University!  We’ve got three great courses on offer for the upcoming semester and can’t wait for you to dive in and learn more about each of them.  Here goes: From Mythgard Institute comes both The Dystopian Tradition and Beyond Middle-earth. In the former, Dr. Amy H. […]

  • Just One Week Left!

    We can hardly believe it, either, but there’s just one week left before Signum and Mythgard’s Spring 2013 courses kick off!  The professors are all hard at work on putting together their course pages and materials for the new classes and can’t wait to welcome you into the virtual classroom. Haven’t decided what you are going to take yet? […]

  • Refer a Friend, Save Big

    Just in time for Spring 2013 enrollment, Signum University is please to announce the new Referral Discount program for all courses at both Signum and Mythgard Institute! If you’ve been enjoying your experience as a student and want to share the fun with someone you know and care about, you can now not only get […]

  • Spring 2013 Courses Arrive

    Signum University is proud to announce that we will be offering our first ever “Encourse” presentation.  This Spring semester, students who missed Elementary Latin I when it was offered in Summer 2012 can enroll for both M.A. credit and for the joy of learning as auditors.  The discounted tuition includes access to the same lecture […]

  • Announcing Fall 2012 Courses

    This summer, join Signum University – and Mythgard Institute, our partner in learning – as we embark on three intriguing course offerings.  The wonderful Dr. Amy H. Sturgis – of StarShipSofa fame – is back with the first half of a two semester tour of 200 years of Science Fiction literature.  Dr. Corey Olsen, our president and The […]