Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins

Chair of the Department of Language & Literature

Sørina Higgins is Chair of the Literature & Language Department at Signum University. She serves as Thesis Coordinator, Host of the Guest Lecture Series, Preceptor for courses on the Inklings, and organizer of the “Almost an Inkling” Creative Writing Contest.

Sørina Higgins is the Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and a Ph.D. candidate, Teacher of Record, and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. At Signum, she serves as Thesis Coordinator, Host of Signum Symposia, and Preceptor for courses on the Inklings. Her interests include British Modernism, the works of the Inklings, Arthuriana, magic, and performance theory. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English, where she wrote about Sehnsucht in the works of C. S. Lewis. She blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling. Sørina edited an academic essay collection on The Inklings and King Arthur (forthcoming from Apocryphile Press), wrote the introduction to a new edition of Charles Williams’s Taliessin through Logres (Apocryphile, 2016), and published an edition of The Chapel of the Thorn by Charles Williams (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, The Significance of Swans (2007) and Caduceus (2012), and would be working on a novel or two if she weren’t, you know, in grad school.


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder… 3 Days June 1, 2017
May 2017 Thesis Theater 2 Weeks May 18, 2017
March 2017 Thesis Theater 10 Weeks March 23, 2017
One Fantastic Rogue Beast – An Impromptu Star Wars/Harry Potter Chat 2 Hours January 6, 2017
Christmas Faculty Roundtable 1 Hours December 22, 2016
Faculty Chat: Dr. Karl Persson 1 Hours November 18, 2016
Thesis Chat with Kris Swank 1 Hours October 7, 2016


ID Course Name Duration Start Date
LITZ 5301 Research Methods 12 weeks January 16, 2017
LITB 5308 The Inklings and Science Fiction 12 weeks May 2, 2016
LITA 5312 Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth 12 Weeks August 24, 2015
LITD 5304 Beowulf Through Tolkien 12 Weeks January 12, 2015