Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins

Chair of the Department of Language & Literature

Sørina Higgins is the Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and a Ph.D. student, Teacher of Record, and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University.

At Signum, Sørina serves as Thesis Coordinator, Host of Signum Symposia, and preceptor for courses on the Inklings. Her interests include British and Irish Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. 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.  Her latest work is an academic essay collection entitled The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain (Apocryphile Press, 2017), winner of the 2018 Mythopoeic Society Inklings Scholarship Award. She wrote the introduction to a new edition of Charles Williams’s Taliessin through Logres (Apocryphile, 2016) and edited and introduced The Chapel of the Thorn by Charles Williams (Apocryphile, 2014). She is also the author of the blog The Oddest Inkling, devoted to a systematic study of Charles Williams’ works. As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, Caduceus (David Robert Books, 2012) & The Significance of Swans (Finishing Line Press, 2008). Visit her website at sorinahiggins.com.

Upcoming Courses

IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
LITD 5307The Inklings and King Arthur12 WeeksMay 6, 2019

Other Courses

IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
LITD 5304Beowulf Through Tolkien12 WeeksJanuary 15, 2018

Other Events

IDEvent NameDurationStart Date
Signum Symposium: Tolkien and Medieval Romance1 HoursMarch 4, 2019
Texmoot 2019: Around the Talkative Planet6 WeeksJanuary 19, 2019
Signum Symposium: Mental Health in the Academy1 HoursSeptember 27, 2018
How to Present at Conferences19 WeeksMay 17, 2018
Transhumanism in Literature Roundtable26 WeeksMarch 29, 2018
The Inklings & King Arthur Roundtable1 HoursFebruary 5, 2018
Texmoot0 HoursJanuary 13, 2018
Faculty Chat with John Garth1 HoursDecember 14, 2017
July 2017 Roundtable: Game of Thrones20 WeeksJuly 25, 2017
June 2017 Symposium: Charles Williams1 HoursJune 15, 2017
Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder…3 DaysJune 1, 2017
May 2017 Thesis Theater2 WeeksMay 18, 2017
March 2017 Thesis Theater10 WeeksMarch 23, 2017
One Fantastic Rogue Beast – An Impromptu Star Wars/Harry Potter Chat2 HoursJanuary 6, 2017
Christmas Faculty Roundtable1 HoursDecember 22, 2016
Faculty Chat: Dr. Karl Persson1 HoursNovember 18, 2016
Thesis Chat with Kris Swank1 HoursOctober 7, 2016