Signum Symposia are conversations with students, faculty, and special guests on topics of academic interest.

Signum University regularly offers free online seminars and discussions through Signum Symposia. These conversations and panels cover a wide range of topic areas, interests, and subject matter. Join us live or catch up on past symposia through our podcast or YouTube channel.

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Special Topic Seminars

Our special topic seminars feature conversations with academics, authors, and experts in various fields on topics as wide-ranging as the interests of our students and faculty! Past and planned seminar topics include A Secret Vice with Dr. Dimitra Fimi and Dr. Andrew HigginsBeowulf with Dr. Tom Shippey, The Story of Kullervo with Dr. Verlyn Flieger, and Sigurd and Gudrun with Dr. Carl Edlund Anderson.

Medieval lectures

Faculty Confab

These informal discussions build on the for-credit courses that our faculty teach and provide additional introductions and analysis to content in related areas of study.


Thesis Theater

As our graduate students near the end of their degree program, they have to develop a thesis. The Thesis Theater provides a place where they can present their thesis to the Signum community in a somewhat informal setting, giving them time to go into detail about their thesis topic and perhaps even provide additional research and connections that they might not have been able to explore otherwise.


Upcoming and Recent Symposia

Signum University Thesis Theater
Signum University Thesis Theater
Signum University Thesis Theater
Signum University Thesis Theater
Signum University Thesis Theater
Signum University Summer Courses 2021
Holly Ordway: Tolkien's Modern Reading

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