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  • Another Age, Another Layer: “Race, Gender, and the Other in Tolkien” for Spring 2023

    By Bronwyn Rivera How do we tackle the most up-to-date issues and questions in our primary age and apply them to the fictional world of Middle-earth? What do the mannerisms of Orcs tell us about otherness? In what ways was Tolkien extremely positive towards difference, and when did his era’s cultural or societal assumptions set […]

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  • Anytime Audit December Sale!

    Anytime Audit Gift Certificates make great gifts to share the content of our Graduate School courses with others.It’s a great way time to pick up courses for yourself too!The sale price is $75, that’s a savings of over 20%!Gift certificates are transferable and do not expire.We send a printable pdf certificate for presentation purposes. Browse […]

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  • Celebrate Our Signum Community

    The fun of Mythgard!The excitement of SPACE!The rigor of the Graduate School! Signum is no correspondence school or passive entertainment channel. Leading the revolution in global education, Signum University is a community. Folks who attend Mythgard productions with The Tolkien Professor engage him and one another in conversation, debate, and discovery. Preceptor passions drive the […]

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  • Signum Academy: Promoting Highly Interactive Learning at Low Stakes for Kids and Teens

    By Bronwyn Rivera At Signum Academy, we believe in providing experiences for kids and teens to enjoy themselves and explore a range of ideas in the safety and flexibility of small online classrooms led by qualified teachers. Individual students and home-school co-ops enjoy Signum Academy. The Academy hosts four different clubs, where members can participate […]

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  • The Dark Chocolate of Lang & Lit: Introducing “Dark Academia” for Fall 2022

    By Bronwyn Rivera Class is in session on August 29th, and Signum University invites you to sink your teeth into “Dark Academia.” Hailed as an aesthetic and subcultural movement (and fondly dubbed #TheDarkChocolateofLangandLit in Signum circles), Dark Academia has rippled across many areas. From fashion to mood boards and music playlists to articles, the genre […]

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  • Writer’s Forge: great help and a promotional offer!

    Signum University’s Writer’s Forge service exists to help all writers–in any genre, at any stage of a project–to perfect their craft. Our caring, experienced Wordsmiths read your work carefully, provide attentive suggestions for revision, and work with you individually to shape your piece into something powerful, professional, clear, and compelling. Email us, we’ll match you […]

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  • Foundations Course Launches August 29th!

    Faith Acker, PhD. not only studies and publishes in the field of Renaissance literature and teaches Latin, she is Curriculum Coordinator for the Master of Arts program at Signum University. In this role, Faith keeps a weather eye on the total program, designing small and large ways to improve our learning opportunities. Faith invites us along […]

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  • Exciting News About Mythmoot IX: Remaking Myth 

    By Bronwyn Rivera. We are pleased to announce that from June 23-26, Mythmoot IX: Remaking Myth will be held at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott (located less than one mile from Dulles Airport in Virginia). All in-person attendees are required to register no later than Thursday, June 9th, and the venue will honor many food […]

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  • Writer’s Forge Embraces Expanded Mission

    Do you need an outside reader to check your writing? Experienced scholars, undergraduate beginners, engineers who find themselves writing grant proposals, and creative writers of all stripes can find professional, thorough writing coaches at Writer’s Forge. Whoever you are, from any institution or none at all, you are welcome to hire Signum University’s Wordsmiths for […]

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  • Six Months in SPACE!

    Celebrate with us six wonderful months of fun in Signum SPACE! When setting out on an academic expedition, learners can easily feel daunted by the countless areas of study there are to choose from. The SPACE program at Signum University is here to guide students through the vast academic frontier, providing opportunities to enjoy focused […]

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Open Events

  • Middle Moot, October 14, 2023

    Middle Moot, October 14, 2023

    Join guests of honor Corey Olsen and Janet Brennan Croft for a wonderful day! Call for proposals and registrations coming soon!

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  • Tex Moot, April 15 2023

    Tex Moot, April 15 2023

    Invented Languages, Invented Worlds Which comes first—the drive to tell stories in an imaginative, speculative world with deep attention paid to detail and culture? or the nuanced call to make a language from sound inventory to idiom and then create the people who will tell stories in it? Join us to Discuss! Note: Call for […]

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  • Sunshine Moot March 18, 2023

    Sunshine Moot March 18, 2023

    Welcome to Florida, friends! Leadership “A successful leader often combines courage, resolve, intelligence, intuition, persuasion, and physical ability. Often these qualities are accompanied by pride, entitlement, impetuousness, and a “fatal flaw” — yet a leader is also called to demonstrate humility, self-sacrifice, and regard for others. It’s a tall order. How are these qualities brought […]

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