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The Force of Star Wars

Examine the epic and its lasting impact on pop culture....

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Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth

How did the World Wars influence Tolkien’s legendarium? Find out....

Introduction to Anglo Saxon
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Introduction to Anglo-Saxon

Start your journey to the roots of English....

The Princess Bride
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The Princess Bride

Mythgard Academy’s latest free course explores a fan favorite....

Tolkien's Poetry
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Tolkien’s Poetry

Read the poems that shaped the author’s career....

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Literary Copernicus

Learn to see through H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic vision....

Book of Lost Tales, Part II
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Tolkien: Lost Tales, Part II

Explore Tolkien’s Book of Lost Tales, Part II with The Tolkien Professor!...

New: Fall 2015 Courses





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  • Fall 2015 Courses Open for Registration

    Our Fall catalog of courses is now available, and all courses are open for registration. In case you haven’t heard already, there will be three never-before-offered classes starting in August: The Force of Star Wars: Examining the Epic – Dr. Amy H. Sturgis takes us on flyby of a galaxy far, far away and some time […]

    Posted on July 15, 2015 Comments Off on Fall 2015 Courses Open for Registration
  • CFPs: Kalamazoo and Star Trek, too

    Here are some recent calls for papers (CFPs) that may be of interest to you: Fantastic Cities: American Urban Spaces in Science Fiction & Fantasy – The editors of a new book on fictional urban environments are looking for chapter proposals. Abstracts of 500-800 words are due by July 15, 2015. Science Fiction Film and Television – This […]

    Posted on July 5, 2015 Comments Off on CFPs: Kalamazoo and Star Trek, too
  • Dr. Amy H. Sturgis wins Southern CA Journalism Award

    We’re proud to share that Mythgard Institute’s own Dr. Amy H. Sturgis recently won first place in the “Best Magazine Review/Criticism/Column” category at the Southern California Journalism Awards (hosted by the LA Press Club) for her article “Not Your Parents’ Dystopia: Millennial fondness for worlds gone wrong” published in Reason Magazine last year. The article explores the reasons […]

    Posted on July 3, 2015 Comments Off on Dr. Amy H. Sturgis wins Southern CA Journalism Award