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  • Fall 2013 Courses Enrolling Now!

    This Fall: investigate the world’s most iconic detective, discover Tolkien’s epic inspirations and works and use those same works to examine the field of comparative philology at Signum’s Mythgard Institute. The Courses In “Sherlock, Science and Ratiocination,” students will spend 12 weeks uncovering the origins of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved and enduring character, Sherlock Holmes […]


  • Summer 2013 Courses Are Here

    Get ready for an exciting Summer term at Signum University!  We’ve got three great courses on offer for the upcoming semester and can’t wait for you to dive in and learn more about each of them.  Here goes: From Mythgard Institute comes both The Dystopian Tradition and Beyond Middle-earth. In the former, Dr. Amy H. […]


  • To the Top of the Class

    Just one week after debuting on iTunes U, Signum University has been featured on the service’s homepage.  Nestled among courses being highlighted from the top schools and educational institutions from around the world is Dr. Olsen’s course on The Hobbit – now available for download on iTunes U! We’re very proud of this featured honor and we […]


  • Check It Out: We’re On iTunes U

    Signum University is pleased to announce that you can now get access to great content from all of our learning channels via iTunes U.  The new site features the best of The Tolkien Professor podcast, full lectures from Signum and Mythgard Institute, course promos and more!  Even better, we are debuting two reformatted courses on […]


  • Creative Writing is Back

    If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming an author, now’s your chance to hone your skills!  Benjamin Wilkins will be leading Signum’s second Creative Writing seminar this March and the new five-week course is not to be missed. There’s no previous experience necessary, just passion and enthusiasm for your own work. Participants will be given the opportunity […]