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)
Spring 2024 Courses (Term begins January 8, 2024)
|Introduction to the Gothic Language||Dr. Paul Peterson & Dr. Nelson Goering||Flex|
|Classical Myths & Legends||Dr. Larry Swain||Flex|
|Beyond Middle-earth||Dr. Tom Shippey & Dr. Corey Olsen||Flex|
Summer 2024 Courses (Term begins April 29, 2024)
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 Context||Dr. Maggie Parke||Live|
|Tolkien & Science||Dr. Kristine Larsen||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|
|Revised Latin course cycle||TBC||Live|
|The Inklings’ Magical Milieu||Dr. Sørina Higgins||Live|
Looking for more information about upcoming classes? Contact our Student Support Team.