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CFP — Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder

The Mythgard Institute at Signum University is happy to announce its fourth conference on Tolkien, Inklings Studies, Imaginative Literature (Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction), Germanic Philology, and other literary topics. Full details are available here. Mythmoot IV will be … Continue reading

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One Fantastic Rogue Beast: Signum Symposium

Are you a Harry Potter fan? How about Star Wars? Have you seen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them and/or Rogue One? Well then, you’ll want to attend an upcoming Symposium in which we’ll be talking, arguing, and bantering about these … Continue reading

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Signum’s Christmas Faculty Roundtable

You are invited to attend a chat with two of Signum University’s fine faculty members who will talk about Christmas Mythopoeia. Check out the description, where you can click the big blue “JOIN THIS EVENT” button on the left to … Continue reading

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News Flash: Signum Classes and a Book!

The great and glorious Signum University, where I serve as Chair of the Lang & Lit Dept and sometimes teach cool classes, has taken a big step forward! We have grown our M.A. Program: now you can choose to concentrate … Continue reading

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Sign up for awesome summer courses!

Dear Readers of The Oddest Inkling: I know for sure that if you read this blog with any kind of regularity, you are the sort of person who would love courses at Signum University. They are lively, engaging, highly-intelligent courses … Continue reading

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Down a Tolkien rabbit trail

Down a Tolkien rabbit trail; or, Why you shouldn’t trust Wikipedia; or, Why you should sign up for classes at Signum University right now. I am happy that I live in the 21st century–and I am delighted to be a … Continue reading

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The Inklings and Science Fiction

You are invited to take a fantastic class this spring: “The Inklings and Science Fiction,” taught by Douglas A. Anderson! You can take for it credit, or choose from two levels of auditing. Check it out HERE. It starts on … Continue reading

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“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 3 Winners

Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries. WEEK 3 [10/4 – 10/10]: Minute Mysteries This week, it was murder, mayhem, … Continue reading

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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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“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 1 Winners!

Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries! Week 1 was: Through Mysterious Doors This week, we entered the world of … Continue reading

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