Join Corey Olsen, the Tolkien Professor, on a four-week, eight-session 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 seminar is open to everyone, and recordings will be posted afterwards.
This series is a pilot course for the new Mythgard Academy seminars, free educational discussions 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 1: The Mending of the Fellowship
Read: Book III, Chapters 1-3
Class 2: The Making of Myth
Read: Book III, Chapters 4-5
Class 3: The Dead Wood Burning
Read: Book III, Chapters 6-8
Class 4: The Wisdom of Isengard
Read: Book III, Chapters 9-11
Class 5: The Choices of Mr. Frodo
Read: Book IV, Chapters 1-3
Class 6: Light and High Beauty
Read: Book IV, Chapters 4-6
Class 7: Over the Threshold
Read: Book IV, Chapters 7-8
Class 8: Doom and Great Deeds
Read: Book IV, Chapters 9-10
Class 9: Two Towers Follow-up Q&A (Session 1)
Class 10: Two Towers Follow-up Q&A (Session 2)
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