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Companions in Fantasy

Discover the worlds of Lewis & Tolkien....

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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  • 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
  • CFP: Tolkien Studies – Popular Culture Association 2015

    Call For Proposals – Tolkien Studies! The Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) 2015 Joint Annual Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015 is seeking proposals We welcome proposals on any area of Tolkien Studies (the Legendarium, adaptations, reader reception and fan studies, media and marketing) from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspective. Sessions are […]

    Posted on September 18, 2014 Comments Off