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An Evening with Jef “The Wizard” Murray

Interview with Brandon Young As a critically acclaimed and internationally-known artist, illustrator, and storyteller Jef Murray wears many hats. His illustrations of the characters and scenes we find in Tolkien, Lewis, and George MacDonald have a capacity for capturing the ineffable. This is why I like to call him, simply, The Wizard. For he is a Wizard, […]

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The Signum Eagle has landed

Signum University now has a new way for students, faculty and other interested parties to keep tabs on the many and sundry pursuits of Signumites: the Signum Eagle. The first issue takes a look at the upcoming conferences and conventions to be attended by Mythgardians.

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Mythmoot II Proceedings Available from Mythgard

For the past two years, Signum’s graduate literature program, the Mythgard Insitute, has sponsored a convention in New England. Signum University is happy to announce that the proceedings from the second of these conventions, Mythmoot II, is now available through the literature program website! Additionally, we would also like to announce that Mythmoot III is […]

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Signum Eagle, July 2014: Con Conscious

Features Signumites Excited about Mythcon Mythmoot III: Ever on… Dr. Sturgis Goes to LonCon 3 News & Announcements Fall 2014 Mythgard Institute Classes The Fall term is just around the corner, and registration is now open. There are three classes being offered in the autumnal trimester, two revived favorites and a new course sure to entice […]

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Dr. Sturgis Goes to LonCon 3

While myriad Mythgardians are migrating to Massachusetts for Mythcon, only one is braving the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention in London (a/k/a, “Loncon 3”) from August 14 – 18. Dr. Amy H. Sturgis, who will once again be offering her two-part “History of Science Fiction” courses in the upcoming Fall and Spring trimesters at Mythgard (see description below), […]

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Signumites Excited about Mythcon

From Aug. 8 – 11, the Mythopoeic Society is hosting Mythcon 45 at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts — and Signumites will be showing up in spades. Mythgard students and professors will be traveling to the conference from across the United States, and several of them are scheduled to present papers on a variety of topics. In addition, […]

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Mythmoot III: Ever On…

Mythcon isn’t the only meetup on Mythgardians’ minds. This past month, Signum University announced it’s third iteration of the (nearly) annual Mythmoot conference — Mythmoot III: Ever On…. For the third Mythmoot conference, there will be elements that those who have attended in the past will recognize and look forward to, including: Discussions with Signum President Dr. […]

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Spring 2014 Courses are Open for Registration

This Spring 2014, Mythgard Institute invites you to join old friends Dr. Amy H. Sturgis and Dr. Corey Olsen – as well as a new, visiting professor, Dr. Dimitra Fimi for three epic courses.  Understand the history and impact of Gothic literature, meet the mind behind Chaucer’s works and discover what it means to be […]

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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 […]

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Free on iTunes U: The Lord of the Rings I

Many of you may remember Mythgard Academy’s Summer 2012 short course on The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings I: The Road Goes Ever On.  Well, if you missed out on taking it, we’ve got good news! Starting today, The Lord of the Rings I is available as a free, enhanced seminar through iTunes U.  You can […]

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