Upcoming Courses

Future Courses

In an effort to help students better plan their course loads as they work toward an M.A. in Language and 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.

Fall 2022 Courses (Register here!)

CourseInstructor(s)Type
Dark AcademiaDr. Amy H. SturgisLive
Foundations in Critical Reading and ResearchDr. Faith AckerLive
Beowulf Through TolkienDr. Tom Shippey & Dr. Nelson GoeringFlex
Shakespeare and the Middle AgesDr. Faith Acker & Liam DaleyFlex
Introduction to Germanic Philology IDr. Nelson GoeringFlex

Spring 2023 Courses

CourseInstructor(s)Type
Race, Gender and the Other in Tolkien’s Middle-earthDr. Sara Brown & Dr. Chris VaccaroLive
The Gothic TraditionDr. Amy H. SturgisFlex
Chaucer I: Visions of LoveDr. Corey OlsenFlex
Introduction to Germanic Philology IIDr. Nelson GoeringFlex

Summer 2023 Courses

CourseInstructor(s)Type
Tolkien Illustrated: Picturing the LegendariumJoel MerrinerLive
Literary Copernicus: The Cosmic Fiction of H.P. LovecraftDr. Amy H. SturgisFlex
Chaucer II: The Canterbury TalesDr. Corey OlsenFlex
Introduction to Old NorseDr. Carl Edlund AndersonFlex

Courses in Development (titles and dates TBC)

CourseInstructor(s)Type
Tolkien & ScienceDr. Kristine LarsenLive
New Harry Potter CourseDr. Maggie ParkeLive
The Inklings’ Magical MilieuDr. Sørina HigginsLive
Tolkien the MedievalistDr. Anna SmolLive
Icelandic SagasDr. Paul PetersonDr. Nelson Goering & Dr. Carl Edlund AndersonLive
Narnia and the Art of WorldbuildingDr. Brenton DickiesonLive
Revised Latin course cycleTBCLive

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