Faith Acker

Dr. Faith Acker

Faith Acker

Curriculum Coordinator; Compliance Coordinator; Lecturer; Preceptor

Faith Acker holds a PhD in Renaissance Literature and teaches Latin and literature.

Faith Acker first joined Signum in 2011, serving as a preceptor for the inaugural course “The Great Tales: Tolkien and the Epic.” She has precepted for several additional Tolkien courses as well as Latin I and II, and is co-lecturer for “Shakespeare and the Middle Ages” and sole designer of “The Life and Times of the English Epic.” She was invited to join Signum’s Strategy Council in 2021 and also serves as Signum’s Curriculum Coordinator.
Acker received her PhD in Renaissance Literature from the University of St Andrews in 2012 and has subsequently taught at the University of Sheffield, Pellissippi State Community College, Northern Virginia Community College, Montgomery College, Southeastern Louisiana University, and (of course) Signum University. Her monograph First Readers of Shakespeare’s Sonnets 1590-1790 (2020) is available from Routledge; her more recent research explores portrayals of servants and tradesmen in seventeenth-century poetical miscellanies. In her spare time, Faith enjoys reading, hiking, and cataloging books.

Upcoming Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
LITZ 5302 Foundations in Critical Reading and Research 12 weeks August 29, 2022
LITD 5305 Shakespeare and the Middle Ages 12 Weeks August 29, 2022

Other Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
LITB 5301 Science Fiction Part I 12 Weeks January 10, 2022
LITD 5306 The Life and Times of the English Epic 12 Weeks August 30, 2021
LNGB 5302 Elementary Latin II 12 weeks August 28, 2017
LNGB 5301 Elementary Latin I 12 Weeks May 8, 2017

Upcoming Events

ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Mythmoot IX: Remaking Myth 3 Days June 23, 2022

Other Events

ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Fall Courses 2021 Preview 1 Hours August 20, 2021
Signum Symposium: Phillip Pullman’s “The Secret Commonwealth” 1 Hours October 4, 2019
Signum Symposium: Spring 2019 Faculty Roundtable (Take 2) 1 Hours January 8, 2019
Signum Symposium: Spring 2019 Faculty Roundtable 1 Hours December 11, 2018