Gabriel Schenk

Gabriel Schenk

Gabriel Schenk

Lecturer; Preceptor

Gabriel Schenk teaches for Signum University and Signum Path. He holds a D.Phil. in Arthurian Literature from the University of Oxford.

Gabriel teaches literature at Signum University, specializing in cultural histories, Arthuriana, and the works of the Inklings. He also teaches at Signum Path.

Gabriel completed his D.Phil. at Pembroke College, Oxford, in 2014. His thesis analyses depictions of King Arthur, focusing on a period spanning the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries when the figure of Arthur became increasingly protean and multifaceted.

He has taught in Uganda, Poland, Turkey, and across the UK. Outside academia, he has worked in the publishing industry and charity sector.

He is one of the founders and organizers of the Pembroke Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature, and works for the Owen Barfield and the P.H. Newby literary estates.

More information can be found on his website,

Upcoming Courses

IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
LITD 5308The Return of King Arthur12 weeksJanuary 10, 2022

Other Courses

IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
LITC 5306Classical Myths and Legends12 weeksMay 3, 2021
LITA 5312Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth12 WeeksMay 4, 2020
LITD 5307The Inklings and King Arthur12 WeeksMay 6, 2019
LITB 5306Literary Copernicus: The Cosmic Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft12 WeeksJanuary 14, 2019
LITB 5305The Gothic Tradition12 WeeksAugust 27, 2018

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