View Signum University’s list of courses for upcoming semesters

In an effort to help students better plan their course loads as they work toward an M.A. in Language & Literature or a Graduate Diploma in Language and Literature, 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. See all of our classes or our course archive for more information about current and past classes. You can also see our list of courses eligible for Anytime Audits.

Spring 2023 Courses


Spring 2023 Courses
(Start Date: January 16)
Course Instructor(s) Type
Race, Gender and the Other in Tolkien’s Middle-earth Dr. Sara Brown & Dr. Chris Vaccaro Live
The Gothic Tradition Dr. Amy H. Sturgis Flex
Chaucer I: Visions of Love Dr. Corey Olsen Flex
Introduction to Germanic Philology II Dr. Nelson Goering Flex

Summer 2023 Courses


Summer 2023 Courses
(Start Date: May 1; includes a one-week break for Mythmoot)
Course Instructor(s) Type
Tolkien Illustrated: Picturing the Legendarium Joel Merriner Live
Literary Copernicus: The Cosmic Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft Dr. Amy H. Sturgis Flex
Chaucer II: The Canterbury Tales Dr. Corey Olsen Flex
Latin I TBC Live

Courses in Development (titles and dates TBC)


Course Dates & Titles TBD
Course Instructor(s) Type
Tolkien & Science Dr. Kristine Larsen Live
New Harry Potter Course Dr. Maggie Parke Live
The Inklings’ Magical Milieu Dr. Sørina Higgins Live
Tolkien the Medievalist Dr. Anna Smol Live
Icelandic Sagas Dr. Paul Peterson, Dr. Nelson Goering & Dr. Carl Edlund Anderson Live
Narnia and the Art of Worldbuilding Dr. Brenton Dickieson Live

Looking for more information about upcoming classes? Contact our Student Support Team.