Signum Symposia

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Episodes: 118

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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.

Episode Date
Thesis Theater: Trevor Brierly, "Tolkien's Vision of Faërie in 'Smith of Wooton Major'"
May 14, 2024
Thesis Theater: Shannon Choudhari, "Notion Club Papers and Tolkien’s Vision of Creative Mysticism"
May 14, 2024
Thesis Theater: Timothy Francis, "Administrative Art as Genre in Kafka, Tooker, and Ravn"
Apr 12, 2024
Thesis Theater: Duane Watson, "Dominate or Preserve: Magic as a Means of Production in Middle-earth"
Apr 12, 2024
Thesis Theater: Laurel Stevens, "An Awareness of Debts: Dark Academia and its Source-Texts"
Mar 24, 2024
State of the University Address, Fall 2023
Dec 11, 2023
Thesis Theater: Kira Tregoning, "The Semantic and Narrative Meaning in Homeric Epithets"
Oct 09, 2023
Thesis Theater: Gina Petrone, "'Let Me In!' Vampirism in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights"
Aug 03, 2023
Thesis Theater: Christoph Schabert, "Magus Saga Jarls: A Digital Edition"
Aug 03, 2023
Thesis Theater: Patrick Lyon, "The Familiar and the Strange in the Old English Rhyming Poem"
Aug 03, 2023
Summer Courses 2023
Apr 28, 2023
Thesis Theater: Jennifer Ewing, “The Promises to the Overcomer”
Apr 12, 2023
Spring Courses 2023
Dec 04, 2022
State of the University Address, Fall 2022
Nov 22, 2022
Thesis Theater: Nadia Schafer, "One Strange (s)Elf:...the Radical Hope of Legolas Greenleaf"
Sep 16, 2022
Fall Courses 2022
Sep 02, 2022
Thesis Theater: Jacob R. Schreiner, "Sub-creation Through Speech-Acts in Tolkien’s Legendarium"
Jun 04, 2022
Thesis Theater: Miriam Davidson, "Nonviolent Countercurrents in Tolkien's Epic of War"
Jun 01, 2022
Thesis Theater: Emily Austin, "The Road Gives Ever On: the Road Motif in Lord of the Rings"
May 23, 2022
Thesis Theater: Taylor Johnson Guinan, "Ventures into the Land of the Dead in Children's Literature”
May 14, 2022
Thesis Theatre: Phil Knight, “Drauma-Jóns Saga: A Digital Edition and Translation”
Apr 23, 2022
Summer Courses 2022
Apr 23, 2022
Spring Courses 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Thesis Theater: Elise Trudel Cedeño ~ "Examining the Structure of the Modern Fantasy Epic"
Jan 09, 2022
Hugo Award 2021: Best Novel Roundtable
Dec 21, 2021
Thesis Theater: Ryan Moniz ~ “Brewing Óðinn’s Mead: A Reconstructive Approach”
Dec 14, 2021
Thesis Theater: Eugene Sullivan ~ "Red Indians in Middle Earth"
Nov 26, 2021
Tales in the Dark: A Samhain Romp
Nov 07, 2021
State of the University Address, Fall 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Thesis Theater: Shawn Gaffney ~ Hidden Contact: Unremarkable Evidence of Brittonic and Latin Effects
Oct 01, 2021
Dr. Joy Sanchez-Taylor: Author Talk and Q&A on Science Fiction and Authors of Color
Aug 27, 2021
Fall Courses 2021
Aug 23, 2021
Thesis Theater: Maximilian Hart ~ Draconic Diction: Truth and Lies in Le Guin's Old Speech
Aug 18, 2021
Summer Courses 2021
Apr 18, 2021
Holly Ordway: Author Chat and Q&A on Tolkien's Modern Reading
Apr 08, 2021
Carolyne Larrington - Author Q&A on Game of Thrones
Mar 23, 2021
Fireside Poetry for the Winter Solstice
Dec 21, 2020
The Tower by Owen Barfield: Presentation and Q&A
Dec 04, 2020
Thesis Theater with Mark Lachniet
Nov 13, 2020
State of the University Address, Fall 2020
Oct 25, 2020
Open Class: The Anatomy of the Vampire Myth
Oct 15, 2020
Thesis Theater with Gwen Grant
Oct 09, 2020
Open Class: Adaptations and Fandoms
Oct 07, 2020
Thesis Theater with Jens Hieber
Oct 03, 2020
Thesis Theater with Alexis Heit
Sep 05, 2020
How the Humanities Can Fix the Foundational Skills Gap
Aug 29, 2020
Roundtable on Fall 2020 Courses
Aug 15, 2020
Thesis Theater with Mickey Corso
Aug 05, 2020
Hugo Award 2020: Best Novel Roundtable
Aug 03, 2020
John Garth Author Chat and Q&A
Jul 25, 2020
Thesis Theater with Amy Troolin
Jul 03, 2020
Thesis Theater with Keli Fancher
Jun 10, 2020
Thesis Theater with Anne Marie Gazzolo
May 29, 2020
Thesis Theater with David Hepting
May 09, 2020
State of the University Address, Spring 2020
May 06, 2020
Thesis Theater with Christopher Hawkins
May 03, 2020
Roundtable on Summer 2020 Courses
Apr 23, 2020
Teaching Engaging Classes Online
Mar 24, 2020
An Eglerio to Christopher Tolkien
Feb 14, 2020
Roundtable on Spring 2020 Courses
Jan 30, 2020
Ghost Stories for the Winter Solstice
Jan 30, 2020
What is Signum Culture?
Dec 15, 2019
Narnia and Friendship
Dec 02, 2019
Phillip Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth
Oct 13, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Kelly Orazi
Oct 13, 2019
C.S. Lewis, Gender, and The Four Loves
Sep 26, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Stephen Wiseheart
Jun 29, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Sara Waldorf
Jun 19, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Richard Rohlin
Mar 23, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Richard Rohlin
Mar 18, 2019
Thesis Theatre with Emily Denny and Lola Lindle
Nov 12, 2018
Mental Health in the Academy
Nov 12, 2018
Thesis Theatre with Jenn Raimundo
Nov 12, 2018
Mythmoot V: 05 - JRR Tolkien's Guidelines for Translation and Sir Orfeo
Jul 25, 2018
Mythmoot V: 06 - Narrative Functions of Sickness in Egils Saga Skallagrimssonar and Laxdaela Saga
Jul 13, 2018
Mythmoot V: 07 - Crossing Frontiers from the Home front to the Battlefront
Jul 13, 2018
Mythmoot V: 04 - The composite authorship of Andreas
Jul 12, 2018
Mythmoot V: 03 - The Postmodern Kaleidoscope of London Below in Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere
Jul 12, 2018
Mythmoot V: 02 - Tolkien’s Crossing of Revisionary Boundaries
Jul 12, 2018
Mythmoot V: 01 - Welcome
Jul 12, 2018
Thesis Theatre with Franny Moore-Kyle and John Costello
Jun 06, 2018
Tom Shippey's "Laughing Shall I Die"
Jun 05, 2018
How to Present at Conferences
Jun 05, 2018
Transhumanism in Literature Roundtable
Jun 05, 2018
State of the University Address: Certification Update
Apr 06, 2018
Thesis Theatre with Rob Gosselin
Mar 03, 2018
The Inklings and King Arthur Roundtable
Feb 07, 2018
Thesis Theatre with Tyler Swope
Feb 07, 2018
Faculty Chat with John Garth
Dec 19, 2017
Readings from Signum Webathon 2017
Nov 07, 2017
All About the MA Program at Signum 2017
Nov 07, 2017
Thesis Theatre: Katherine Sas
May 19, 2017
Episode 26: Tolkien's Sigurd and Gudrún, Part 3
May 06, 2017
Tolkien's Sigurd and Gudrún, Part 2
May 03, 2017
Tolkien's Sigurd and Gudrún, Part 1
May 01, 2017
Old Norse Roundtable - April 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Tolkien Dark Kullervo Aotrou And Itroun 1
Feb 17, 2017
JRR Tolkien's Beowulf with Dr. Tom Shippey, Part 3
Feb 16, 2017
JRR Tolkien's Beowulf with Dr. Tom Shippey, Part 2
Jan 21, 2017
JRR Tolkien's Beowulf with Dr. Tom Shippey, Part 1
Jan 16, 2017
One Fantastic Rogue Beast
Jan 07, 2017
Christmas Faculty Roundtable, 2016
Jan 02, 2017
Thesis Theatre: Kris Swank
Oct 10, 2016
Thesis Theatre: Aaron Masters and Dan Kinney, with Sarah Brown and Sørina Higgins (2016-09-17)
Sep 28, 2016
State of the University: Signum in 2016
Dec 20, 2015
Dr. Corey Olsen Blinks with His Take on Doctor Who
Dec 20, 2015
Talking Adaptation with Jim Butcher
Dec 20, 2015
Dr. Dimitra Fimi: Halloween in Literature
Dec 20, 2015
Mythgard Academy: The Father Christmas Letters, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dec 20, 2015
Sparrow Alden & Dave Kale: Fun with Words in The Hobbit
Dec 20, 2015
Guest Lecture Series Malcolm Guite – The Truth of Imagination in the Writings of Lewis and Tolkien
Oct 26, 2015
Guest Lecture Series Tom Shippey – Myth in Modern Fantasy
Sep 10, 2015
Guest Lecture Series Amy H. Sturgis – The Jedi, the Cowboy, and Thomas Edison? Pulp Science Fiction and Star Wars
Aug 15, 2015
Thesis Chat Sparrow Alden – Words That You Were Saying
Aug 14, 2015
Guest Lecture Series David Brin – Can Science Fiction Change The World?
Jul 25, 2015
Guest Lecture Series Matthew Dickerson – Tolkien as Early Environmentalist
Jun 17, 2015
Guest Lecture Series Michael Drout – Lexonomic Analysis of Beowulf
Mar 23, 2015
Faculty Chat Professor Sørina Higgins – The Heraldry of Heaven
Oct 07, 2014