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Signum Symposia comprise a collection of conversations across a wide range of topics appealing to both fans and scholars of literature. Episodes include chats with members of Signum's world class faculty, presentations by students in our Masters program and interviews with some of the leading lights in academic and popular circles. With a rich variety of topics and speakers, there is bound to be something here for everyone.
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Summer Courses 2021

Summer Courses 2021


Recorded on April 16th, 2021. Summer 2021 semester starts on May 3rd, 2021. Find out about the new courses offered at Signum University this coming Summer Term (May 3 – July 23), and meet the professors who will be teaching them! Representatives from the courses will be on hand to explain how the classes work, what people can expect if they sign up, and answer audience questions. The Summer 2021 Courses: Exploring Star Trek – Amy Sturgis boldly takes Signum where it’s never gone before: into Star Trek! Introduction to Old English – This course provides an introduction to Old English grammar, giving students a working reading competency in the language and the chance to put that knowledge into practice. Tolkien’s Poetry – In this class, we will examine Tolkien’s short poetic works in detail, taking a chronological look at Tolkien’s career through the window of his poetry. Classical Myths and Legends – This course puts the myths and legends of the Classical world in their wider cultural and historical contexts. To learn more about Signum University, visit: We are open for Summer 2021 registration! For a list of upcoming courses, visit: For more upcoming events at Signum University, visit us at:
The recording from December 3, 2020, of a presentation and Q&A with the editors of a new volume of previously unpublished work by Owen Barfield, the first and last Inkling. The event includes a short talk introducing Barfield’s work by the author’s grandson. The discussion is moderated by Gabriel Schenk. The panelists: Owen A. Barfield, the grandson of the author Owen Barfield, Dr. Leslie A. Taylor, Dr. Jefferey H. Taylor, Dr. David Blakesley Owen Barfield Literary Estate The Tower: Major Poems and Plays at Parlor Press website. For more information, please visit the original announcement page for this event. Signum Symposia playlist For more information about Signum University and our degree program, please visit
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