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Companions in Fantasy

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Science Fiction, Part I
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Science Fiction, Part I

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

Roots of the Mountain
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Fantasy Before Tolkien

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

Dune
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Free Course on Dune

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

The Book of Lost Tales
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Tolkien: Lost Tales, Part I

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

Ender's Game
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Ender’s Game

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

Taking Harry Seriously
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Taking Harry Seriously

Head to Hogwarts this Summer....

Fall 2014 Courses






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  • CFP: The Once & Future Antiquity–Classical Traditions in SciFi & Fantasy

    Call for Proposals! The Once and Future Antiquity: Classical Traditions in Science Fiction and Fantasy University of Puget Sound March 27th-29th, 2015 What roles has classical antiquity played in visions of the future, the fantastic, the speculative, the might-have-been? How have works of science fiction, from Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, imagined ancient traditions in relation to […]

    Posted on September 22, 2014 Comments Off
  • Riddles in the Dark Postgame Episode 1

    Audio episode Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen, Dave Kale and Trish Lambert shift gears into the new phase of Riddles in the Dark Year 3.  Now it’s all about analysis. The episode kicks off with an idea from a listener about how Gollum might show up in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Then […]

    Posted on September 20, 2014 Comments Off
  • CFP: The 36th ICFA: The Scientific Imagination

    36th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA 36) “The Scientific Imagination” March 18-22, 2015 Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel The Scientific Imagination will be the theme for ICFA 36. Join us as we explore the possibilities and intersections of science and imagination—from Faust and Frankenstein, through the Golden Age and the New Wave, to steampunk and mash-ups—in all […]

    Posted on September 20, 2014 Comments Off