On April 21, we will be holding a Faculty Confab Roundtable with Dr. Nelson Goering, Dr. Carl Anderson, Dr. Melissa Mayus, and Dr. Paul Peterson from 3 – 4:30 PM EDT. The roundtable participants will explore All Things Norse, including but not limited to: Adaptations of Norse stories in modern literature (timely, with Gaiman’s recent Norse […]
Thesis Theater Recording Event Announcement On May 18, 2017, at 7pm EDT, recent graduate of Signum University’s M.A. in Language & Literature Kat Sas will discuss her thesis, “‘We’re All Stories in the End’: The Place of Doctor Who in the Fairy Tale Tradition.” Thesis Abstract More than one fan of Doctor Who, and even […]
On March 25, 2017, join Dr. Corey Olsen for another Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) marathon. Last October, Dr. Olsen took his guardian Wigend into the Eastemnet to receive his war-steed. In this follow-up campaign, Dr. Olsen will be following the LOTRO epic quest line into Rohan. Viewers will be able to watch him stream my first impressions of the […]
Join Kate Neville, Cynthia Smith and Courtney Petrucci as they present their Master’s theses for Signum University.
In February 2017, Signum University is excited to host Dr. Verlyn Flieger for a two-part seminar on the early works of J. R. R. Tolkien. “Tolkien Dark” will devote one session each to two early examples of Tolkien’s adaptation of existing myth, The Story of Kullervo and The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun as early evidence of […]
Join us on Friday, January 6, at 7pm ET for a freewheelin’ discussion on Rogue One, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – and probably a lot of other Star Wars and Harry Potter stuff!
Gain an understanding of Tolkien’s personal reactions to the Beowulf poem, as well as his criticism of it.