Roundtable on Fall 2020 Courses

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Find out about the new courses offered at Signum University this coming Fall Term, and meet the professors who will be teaching them! Representatives of the four courses – The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien, Folkloric Transformations: Vampires & Big Bad Wolves, Chaucer I: Visions of Love, and Eddic Poetry in Old Norse – will be on hand to explain how their courses work, what people can expect if they sign up, and answer questions.

The Fall 2020 Courses

The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien – John Garth delves into theories concerning geography, nationhood, and the environment to explore Tolkien’s primary and fictional worlds.

Folkloric Transformations: Vampires & Big Bad Wolves – This course explores the transformations of folklore in modern literature, film, and TV, focusing primarily on vampires, as well as fairy tale creatures.

Chaucer I: Visions of Love – This class is the first semester in a two-part survey of Chaucer’s major works, looking at his early dream vision poems and his greatest completed work: Troilus and Criseyde.

Eddic Poetry in Old Norse – This course focuses on reading selections from this poetic literature in Old Norse, providing students with the opportunity practice their skills in translating the Old Norse language.

Register for Fall 2020 Classes

Fall 2020 Classes at Signum University

Join a panel of Signum faculty on August 14, 2020, at 10am ET for a discussion about our fall classes.