Lord of The Rings II: The Two Towers

Lord of The Rings II ArtJoin Corey Olsen, the Tolkien Professor, on a four-week, eight-class journey through The Two Towers.  In our discussions, we work our way through the book a few chapters at a time, paying special attention to the mythic elements in Tolkien’s story.  The class is open to everyone, and recordings will be posted afterwards.

This non-credit class is a pilot course for the new Mythgard Academy courses, free courses organized and hosted by the Mythgard Institute. If this kind of class seems like a good idea, and if you would like to have a vote in deciding what other books we read and discuss together, you might want to participate by donating to Signum University.

 

Class Schedule

Week One:
The Mending of the Fellowship (Book III, Chapters 1-3)
Live:  Monday, August 26, 9:30 PM EDT
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Audio Recording

The Making of Myth (Book III, Chapters 4-5)
Live:  Thursday, August 29, 4:30 PM EDT
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Audio Recording

Week Two:
Add the Podcast FeedThe Dead Wood Burning (Book III, Chapters 6-8)
Live:  Monday, September 2, 9:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

The Wisdom of Isengard (Book III, Chapters 9-11)
Live:  Thursday, September 5, 4:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Week Three:
The Choices of Mr. Frodo (Book IV, Chapters 1-3)
Live:  Monday, September 9, 9:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Light and High Beauty (Book IV, Chapters 4-6)
Live:  Thursday, September 13, 9:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Week Four:
Over the Threshold (Book IV, Chapters 7-8)
Live:  Monday, September 16, 9:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Doom and Great Deeds (Book IV, Chapters 9-10)
Live:  Thursday, September 19, 4:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Two Towers Follow-up Q&A (Session 1)
Live: Monday, September 23, 9:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

Two Towers Follow-up Q&A (Session 2)
Live: Thursday, September 26, 4:30 PM EDT
Video Recording
Audio Recording

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