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 2023 Courses (Term begins August 28, 2023)

Foundations in Critical Reading and ResearchDr. Faith AckerFlex
Literary Copernicus: The Cosmic Fiction of H.P. LovecraftDr. Amy H. SturgisFlex / Live
Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earthJohn GarthFlex
Eddic Poetry in Old NorseDr. Carl Edlund Anderson & Dr. Paul PetersonLive

Spring 2024 Courses (Term begins January 8, 2024)

Introduction to the Gothic LanguageDr. Paul Peterson & Dr. Nelson GoeringFlex
Classical Myths & LegendsDr. Larry SwainFlex
Beyond Middle-earthDr. Tom Shippey & Dr. Corey OlsenFlex

Summer 2024 Courses (Term begins April 29, 2024)

Coming soon!

The Summer 2024 term will include a 1-week summer break during the week of June 17, 2024

Courses in Development (titles and dates TBC)

Harry Potter in a Modern ContextDr. Maggie ParkeLive
Tolkien & ScienceDr. Kristine LarsenLive
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
The Inklings’ Magical MilieuDr. Sørina HigginsLive

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