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MidMoot: Mythgard’s Midatlantic Speculative Fiction Symposium

This exciting event was a 7-hour brain-feeding frenzy for nerds. We met at 10 am on a Saturday (during parents’ weekend, a football game, and the outer bands of a hurricane) to talk about fantasy literature, science fiction, and Tolkien. … Continue reading

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Matthew Dickerson Guest Lecture

The second lecture in the 2015 Mythgard Academy Guest Lecture series is coming up soon! It will be Matthew Dickerson speaking on “Tolkien’s Environmentalism.” You can register here; space is limited, so sign up soon. The lecture is entitled: “C.S.Lewis, … Continue reading

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Mythgard Academy Guest Lecture Series

Mythgard Academy is proud to announce The 2015 Inaugural Guest Lecture Series. We will have the honor of hearing from six brilliant scholars and writers this year. Here are the confirmed guests thus far: Michael Drout on “Lexomic Analysis of … Continue reading

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“How to Handle the Hallows” video

Here’s the recording of my talk at Mythgard’s conference, MythMoot III, thanks to Dr. Ed Powell.

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MythMoot III

I’m at my earthly Eden again, spending this weekend with some of my favorite people on the planet: it’s MythMoot again! This is the annual gathering hosted by the Mythgard Academy/Signum University, and in the words of Signum’s president, Corey … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Judging the Hobbit Films

As you know, this coming Saturday is Mythgard’s exciting webathon: an evening of lively, intelligent content interspersed with chances for you to support the Academy. I’ll be participating in two sessions: the first a chat about the lives and loves … Continue reading

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The Biographical Fallacy?

Hear, ye, hear ye! Calling all lovers, haters, and ambivalent readers of Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien! Calling all fan-girls and fan-boys of Ender’s Game, Dune, Watership Down, the Hobbit films, and Doctor Who! Calling those who are … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing “The Hobbit” Smackdown

On November 8th, Mythgard Academy is holding its fundraising webathon, and I have foolishly agreed to face off with The Tolkien Professor in a debate about “The Hobbit” films — so I need your help! As you may know, Corey … Continue reading

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An Invitation to “Heraldry of Heaven”

You are invited! Higgins Guest Lecture on C.S. Lewis Tuesday, October 7, 2014 4:00pm-5:30 pm EDT Mythgard Academy/Signum University

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Let Us Dispute About Noises: Guest Post

As you know, I have begun working as a Preceptor for Signum University/The Mythgard Institute. This University offers courses in fantasy literature and sci fi, and I’m on the faculty team for the Lewis & Tolkien course. So it seems … Continue reading

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