Welcome to SPACE, our adult continuing education program which offers interactive monthly courses for personal enrichment! Learn more here.

Knewbetta’s Guide to the Silmarillion

November 2022

Precepted by Knewbetta.
Backup preceptors: James Tauber and Sara Brown.
Is The Silmarillion your favorite book? Is it your least-favorite book? Whether you’re reading it for the first or fiftieth time, KnewBettaDoBetta will help you see it in a more fun, relatable way!

Tolkien’s The Silmarillion is inarguably a complex read. KnewBetta seeks to make it more accessible by teaching the lore in an understandable way. His hope is that everyone can share his knowledge and passion! This course will look at characters, relationships, relatable themes, and meanings that you may not have explored yet.

Required Texts

The Silmarillion (any edition)

See the overall page for the Knewbetta’s Guide to the Silmarillion module.

See other modules (potentially) offerred in November 2022.

See other modules in the Fantasy Studies sector.

Days and Times

Meeting Mondays and Tuesdays @6:00 PM for eight 1-hour sessions (Eastern Time), beginning Nov 1 and ending on Nov 28.

If you have any questions about the SPACE program, please reach out to [email protected].