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Companions in Fantasy

Discover the worlds of Lewis & Tolkien....

Science Fiction, Part I

Science Fiction, Part I

Strap in and explore the beginnings of the genre....

Roots of the Mountain

Fantasy Before Tolkien

Travel to the Roots of the Mountain this Fall....


Free Course on Dune

Bring your stillsuit: Mythgard Academy heads to Arrakis....

The Book of Lost Tales

Tolkien: Lost Tales, Part I

The Mythgard Academy starts into the History of Middle Earth series!

Ender's Game

Ender’s Game

The latest, free Mythgard Academy course is here....

Taking Harry Seriously

Taking Harry Seriously

Head to Hogwarts this Summer....

Fall 2014 Courses


  • Riddles in the Dark Postgame Episode 3

    Audio Episode Video Version LEGO announced its sets for the third Hobbit movie. Predictably, Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen went to town on them with the support of co-hosts Dave Kale and Trish Lambert. Good times.

    Posted on October 21, 2014 Comments Off
  • Quite a List: Mythmoot III Presenters

    Presenters at Mythmoot 3 held on January 10 and 11, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland have been announced. The number of presentations at Mythmoot III is double the number at Mythmoot II, and the array of interesting and engaging topics is even richer.  Check out some or all of the paper summaries, along with a bit […]

    Posted on October 14, 2014 Comments Off
  • “Heraldry of Heaven” – Free Lecture on C.S. Lewis and “Sehnsucht”

    C. S. Lewis used the German term sehnsucht to describe an inconsolable yearning, “an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.” Mythgard faculty member Sørina Higgins offered observations about Lewis and sehnsucht in a bonus lecture entitled “The Heraldry of Heaven: The Development of Sehnsucht in the Writings of C. S. […]

    Posted on October 9, 2014 Comments Off