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A Brief Exploration of Japanese Poetry Dr. Robert Steed
Pilar Barrera
General Humanities East Asian Studies
Japan
Poetry
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
A Brief Introduction to Japanese Religions I Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities Anime
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethics
History
Japan
Magic
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
A Brief Introduction to Japanese Religions II Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities Anime
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethics
History
Japan
Magic
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
A Brief Intro to Opera Sarah Monnier General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Music
Academic Writing Skills Dr. Hamish Williams General Humanities Academic writing
Composition
Creative Writing
Education
Linguistics
Literacy
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based
A Casual Look at Etymology in Paleontology Joshua Sosa General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Linguistics
Paleontology
Discussion-based • Low intensity
A Cultural History of Anime Dr. Robert Steed
Nancy "Anni" Foasberg
General Humanities Anime
East Asian Studies
History
Japan
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Adaptations of Middle-earth: From Deitch and Bakshi to Jackson Patrick Lyon Fantasy Studies Film Studies
JRR Tolkien
Discussion-based
Advanced Old English: Alice in Wonderland Dr. Larry Swain Language Advanced Languages
Children’s Literature
Fairy Tales
Germanic Studies
Linguistics
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Advanced Old English Readings Dr. Larry Swain
Dr. Isaac Schendel
Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Advanced Old English Readings: Cynewulf's Christ II Dr. Larry Swain Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Advanced Old English Series: Readings in Poetry and Prose Series Dr. Larry Swain Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Advanced Old English: Tolkien's Old English Poetry Dr. Larry Swain Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
JRR Tolkien
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Advanced Old Norse Readings Series Series Dr. Carl Anderson Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
African Musicology for Beginners Ishmael Bhila General Humanities African Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Music
Discussion-based
A Journey Through The History of the Hobbit Series of 3 James Tauber Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales
Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Lecture-based
A Journey Through The History of Middle-earth (HoMe Series) Series of 12 James Tauber Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Ancient Egyptian Mages Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Comparative Mythology
Religious Studies
Ancient Greek Morphology James Tauber Language Advanced Languages
Linguistics
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
An Intensive Reading of the Tao Te Ching/Daode jing 道德經 Part II Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Ecocriticism
History
Japan
Le Guin
Magic
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity August 2024
An Intensive Reading of the Tao Te Ching/Daode jing 道德經 Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
East Asian Studies
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Medium intensity
Arcane: League of Legends Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Anime Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Are You Tolkien To Me? Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based
Art History – A Thousand Stories (Series) Pilar Barrera General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Art
Bible
Comparative Mythology
Crafting
Cultural Studies
History
Modernism
Philosophy
Renaissance
Romanticism
The Greco-Roman World
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity June 2024
A Sip of Tea and Tea Culture Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Food
History
Japan
Poetry
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Bach’s Goldberg Variations James Tauber General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Music
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Beginning Greek Series Series of 12 Dr. Larry Swain Language Beginning Languages
Bible
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion •
Beginning Japanese Series Series of 9 Dr. Robert Steed Language Beginning Languages
East Asian Studies
Japan
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Beginning Scottish Gaelic Series Series of 3 Sìne Màiri MacDougall Language Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Discussion-based
Beginning Swedish Series Series of 3 Dr. Paul Peterson Language Beginning Languages
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based
Bible as Literature: Minor Prophets Dr. Larry Swain General Humanities Bible Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Bible as Literature: The Gospels in the Their Contexts Dr. Larry Swain General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Bible
Classical Literature
Religious Studies
The Greco-Roman World
Lecture-based
Big Bold Beowulf: A Study of the Poem Dr. Larry Swain General Humanities Germanic Studies
JRR Tolkien
Monsters
Poetry
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Dune by Frank Herbert (Series) Series of 3 Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies Creative Writing
Dune
Fall Survey 2023
Fantasy
Frank Herbert
May Showcase 2023
Science Fiction
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Ha! Ha! You’re Mine! Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies British Literature
Classical Literature
Gothic Literature
Monsters
Romanticism
Science Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Book Club: Chapterhouse Dune Series Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies Dune
Fantasy
Frank Herbert
Monsters
Science Fiction
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Monsters
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Series Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Fantasy
Monsters
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Fantasy
Monsters
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Fantasy
Magic
Monsters
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: Heretics of Dune Series Dr. Julian Barr Fantasy Studies Dune
Fantasy
Frank Herbert
Monsters
Science Fiction
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Book Club: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone Laurel Stevens Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
Monsters
Science Fiction
Time Travel
Discussion-based
Book Club: J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (Books I - VI) Series of 6 Elise Trudel Cedeño Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Discussion-based
Bridge to The Silmarillion James Tauber Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Lecture-based • Medium intensity
Chaucer in Middle English: The Canterbury Tales Dr. Larry Swain Language May Showcase 2024
The Middle Ages
Lecture-based • Low intensity May 2024 September 2024
Children's Literature Modules: Exploring the Magic, Depth, and Adventures in Children's Books Pilar Barrera General Humanities British Literature
Children’s Literature
Classical Literature
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Magic
Monsters
Worldbuilding
Young Adult Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Chrétien de Troyes: "Lancelot, Knight of the Cart" and "Erec & Enide" Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Arthurian Literature
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
History
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based
Cinema Club: Shakespeare's "Macbeth" Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Discussion-based •
Classical Chinese Series Series Dr. Robert Steed Language Beginning Languages
China
East Asian Studies
Lecture-based
Constructed and Fictional Languages in Science Fiction Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Invented Languages
Linguistics
Science Fiction
Conversational German Series Series of 4 Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based
Conversational Japanese for Daily Life Sam Roche Language Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Discussion-based
Cosmere Club - Mistborn Series of 3 Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Epic Fantasy
Fall Survey 2023
Discussion-based •
Crash Course on Norse Myths Dr. Paul Peterson General Humanities Comparative Mythology
Germanic Studies
The Middle Ages
Lecture-based
Creative Writing: Anatomy of a Scene Dr. Julian Barr Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Workshops
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Creative Writing: Aristotle's Poetics for Story-Tellers Dr. Julian Barr Creative Writing Adaptation Theory
Classical Literature
Collaborative Feedback
Composition
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Philosophy
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Creative Writing: Monkeys With Typewriters Dr. Julian Barr Creative Writing Creative Writing Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity November 2024
Creative Writing: Introduction To Writing In Community Will Estes Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Composition
Creative Writing
Fall Survey 2023
May Showcase 2023
Workshops
Discussion-based May 2023
Creative Writing: Intro to Scriptwriting (10-Minute Scenes) Dr. Liam Daley Creative Writing Creative Writing
Drama
Workshops
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Creative Writing: Long Project Preparation Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Creative Writing: One Month Story Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Creative Writing: Oral Storytelling Sparrow F. Alden
Christopher Bartlett
Creative Writing Children’s Literature
Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Drama
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Workshops
Discussion-based
Creative Writing: Start Writing Mysteries! Dr. Carol Oliver
Will Estes
Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Mystery Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Creative Writing: Story Revision Workshop Catherine Conners Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Composition
Creative Writing
Workshops
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Creative Writing: The Hero’s Journey Dr. Julian Barr Creative Writing Comparative Mythology
Creative Writing
Workshops
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Creative Writing: Weekend Intensive Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based • Spotlight September 2024
December 2024
Creative Writing: Weekend Retreat Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based October 2024
Creative Writing: Workshop Sparrow F. Alden
Dr. Julian Barr
Christopher Bartlett
Will Estes
Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based • November 2022 November 2024
Creative Writing: Writing for Children Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Children’s Literature
Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Fall Survey 2023
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based
C.S. Lewis' The Four Loves and Greek Philosophy Dr. Julian Barr General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
CS Lewis
Cultural Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Philosophy
Religious Studies
The Greco-Roman World
The Inklings
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Discovering Terry Pratchett's Discworld: Which Witch is Which? Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Fall Survey 2023
Oct Showcase 2023
Terry Pratchett
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based October 2023
Discovering the Discworld: Aching and Growing Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Fantasy
Magic
Terry Pratchett
Discussion-based August 2024
Discovering the Discworld: Quis Custodiet Custard? Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Fantasy
Magic
Terry Pratchett
Discussion-based
Discovering the Discworld: The Existential Angst of Death Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Fantasy
Magic
Terry Pratchett
Discussion-based
Eating Our Way Through Anime Bronwyn Rivera
Nancy "Anni" Foasberg
Fantasy Studies Anime
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Food
History
Japan
Oct Showcase 2023
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity October 2023
Egyptian Demons Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Comparative Mythology
Religious Studies
Egyptian Hieroglyphs Series Series of 4 Shawn Gaffney Language Ancient Middle East
Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Electronic Text Markup With XML and TEI James Tauber General Humanities Digital Humanities Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
English Sonnet Readings Dr. Faith Acker General Humanities Poetry Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity September 2024
Enjoying Shakespeare: As You Like It Dr. Chris Vaccaro General Humanities Shakespeare Lecture-based • Low intensity
Enjoying Shakespeare: Hamlet Dr. Chris Vaccaro General Humanities Shakespeare Lecture-based • Low intensity
Exploring Journey to the West 西遊記 Dr. Robert Steed Fantasy Studies China
East Asian Studies
Monsters
The Middle Ages
Travel Literature
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Exploring Mob Psycho 100 Nancy "Anni" Foasberg Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Fantasy
Japan
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Exploring Natsume’s Book of Friends Series Series of 3 Nancy "Anni" Foasberg Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Japan
Monsters
Discussion-based
Exploring Violet Evergarden Bronwyn Rivera
Nancy "Anni" Foasberg
Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Fantasy
Japan
Travel Literature
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Exploring Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義 Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
History
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Video Games
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Exploring Sei Shonagon's The Pillow Book 枕草子 Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
History
Japan
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Women's Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Exploring William Gibson's Jackpot Dr. Patrick Malloy Fantasy Studies Anthropocene
Fall Survey 2023
Science Fiction
Time Travel
Exploring William Gibson's Jackpot: Agency Dr. Patrick Malloy Fantasy Studies Anthropocene
Science Fiction
Time Travel
Weird Fiction
Discussion-based
Fairy Tales: An Adventure from the Writer's Perspective Pilar Barrera
Sparrow F. Alden
Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Skills
Workshops
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Fairy Tales: From Apples to Bears Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Fairy Tales: Rats, Mice, and Birds Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Fairy Tales Studies: Exploring Fairy Tales from Around the World and from Different Authors Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Adaptation Theory
British Literature
Children’s Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Japan
Magic
Monsters
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Fairy Tales: Tricksters, Fools, and Villains Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Geology of Fictional Worlds Shawn Gaffney Fantasy Studies Creative Writing
Fall Survey 2023
Science Fiction
Worldbuilding
Gothic Doubles: Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde and The Picture of Dorian Gray Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities British Literature
Fall Survey 2023
Gothic Literature
Discussion-based
Haunting Tales Series Series Dr. Amy H. Sturgis General Humanities Gothic Literature
Oct Showcase 2023
Weird Fiction
Women's Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
History of the Book Arts Dr. Larry Swain General Humanities History
Oct Showcase 2023
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity October 2023
HSK Mandarin Series Series Sam Roche Language Beginning Languages
China
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Linguistics
Discussion-based
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Beginnings Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Anime Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Endings Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Anime Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Babylon 5: Who Are You? Dr. Faith Acker Fantasy Studies Science Fiction Discussion-based
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: Redemption Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Japan
Discussion-based
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: Sin Keli Fancher Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Japan
Discussion-based
His Dark Materials in Context: The Amber Spyglass Dr. Faith Acker
Dr. Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
His Dark Materials in Context: The Golden Compass Dr. Faith Acker
Dr. Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
His Dark Materials in Context: The Subtle Knife Dr. Faith Acker
Dr. Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Le Morte Darthur Series Series Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Arthurian Literature
Fall Survey 2023
History
Le Morte Darthur
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based
Midst: Adventures in Unusual Storytelling Christopher Bartlett General Humanities Adaptation Theory
Creative Writing
Fantasy
Metaphysics
Monsters
Music
Science Fiction
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based
Ink Spots and Tea Stains: What we Learn from C.S. Lewis's Writing Habits Dr. Brenton Dickieson Creative Writing Archival Research
Arthurian Literature
British Literature
Children’s Literature
Composition
Crafting
Creative Writing
CS Lewis
Digital Humanities
Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Owen Barfield
Poetry
Science Fiction
The Inklings
The Middle Ages
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity Spotlight October 2024
Intermediate Greek Readings Series Dr. Larry Swain Language Advanced Languages
Bible
The Greco-Roman World
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Intermediate Latin Readings Series Dr. Faith Acker
Patrick Lyon
Dr. Larry Swain
Language Advanced Languages
Bible
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Intermediate Latin Translation: The Vulgate Psalms Dr. Faith Acker Language Advanced Languages
Bible
Poetry
Religious Studies
Discussion-based
Intermediate Old English: The Homilies of Wulfstan Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Advanced Languages
Beginning Languages
Germanic Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
In the Age of Wonder: The Many Themes of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Kerra Fletcher
Jay Moses
Fantasy Studies Anthropocene
Comparative Mythology
Drama
Ecocriticism
Epic Fantasy
Ethics
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Film Studies
Magic
Metaphysics
Monsters
Weird Fiction
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity September 2024
Introduction to Ancient Magic Series Series of 3 Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Fall Survey 2023
Magic
Introduction to Binding Books by Hand Praise Moyer General Humanities Crafting
Fall Survey 2023
Skills
Workshops
Lecture-based
Introduction to Computer Programming Concepts Seth Wilson General Humanities Digital Humanities
Fall Survey 2023
Linguistics
Introduction to Early Buddhism Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities East Asian Studies
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Introduction to Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Introduction to Historical Linguistics/Language Change Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Lecture-based
Introduction to Language Classification and Families Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Lecture-based
Introduction to Language Contact Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Lecture-based
Introduction to Linguistics Aidan Aannestad General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Linguistics
Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
East Asian Studies
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Introduction to Morphology Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Introduction to Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales: A House of Pomegranates Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Introduction to Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales: The Happy Prince and Other Tales Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Introduction to Phonetics Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Lecture-based
Introduction to Phonology Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Introduction to Sociolinguistics Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Lecture-based
Introduction to Vajrayana Buddhism Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
East Asian Studies
Japan
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Introduction to Watercolor Painting Praise Moyer General Humanities Art
Crafting
Skills
Workshops
Lecture-based
Intro to Classical Mythology Joshua Sosa General Humanities Comparative Mythology
May Showcase 2023
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity May 2023
Intro to Fan Fiction Catherine Collingwood Estes General Humanities Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Digital Humanities
Fall Survey 2023
Film Studies
Weird Fiction
Discussion-based
Inventing King Arthur: Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Arthurian Literature
Fall Survey 2023
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text, Translation, Film Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Adaptation Theory
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Film Studies
JRR Tolkien
Monsters
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based September 2024
Japanese Fairy Tales and Children's Literature Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Japanese for Advanced Beginners Series of 10 Pilar Barrera Language Beginning Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Linguistics
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Japanese for Beginners Series Series of 6 Pilar Barrera Language Beginning Languages
East Asian Studies
Japan
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Japanese: From Zero Series of 14 Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Linguistics
Discussion-based
Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT): N5 Test Prep Dr. Robert Steed
Pilar Barrera
Nancy "Anni" Foasberg
Language East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Test Preparation
Mixed Lecture/Discussion •
Japanese Through Culture Series Series of 3 Hitomi Takemura Language Anime
Conversational Languages
Japan
Linguistics
Literacy
Video Games
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Japanese Through Lyrics Sam Roche Language Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Music
Discussion-based
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Life in Letters Series of 4 Dr. Sara Brown
Patrick Lyon
Fantasy Studies Fantasy
History
JRR Tolkien
Linguistics
Poetry
The Inklings
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrún Dr. Carl Anderson Fantasy Studies Germanic Studies
JRR Tolkien
Poetry
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
J.R.R. Tolkien's Letters from Father Christmas Elise Trudel Cedeño Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Discussion-based • Low intensity
J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit Elise Trudel Cedeño Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Knewbetta’s Guide to The Silmarillion Knewbetta Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
May Showcase 2024
Discussion-based • Low intensity May 2024 August 2024
Korean Culture for K-Drama Lovers Sam Roche General Humanities Drama
East Asian Studies
Film Studies
Food
History
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity Spotlight October 2024
Korean for Beginners Series Series of 3 Sam Roche Language Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Linguistics
Discussion-based
Latin In A Year Series Series of 15 Dr. Faith Acker Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Oct Showcase 2023
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Latin Readings for Advanced Beginners Dr. Faith Acker Language Beginning Languages
The Greco-Roman World
Discussion-based
Le Guin's Earthsea Series Series of 3 Dr. Robert Steed Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Ecocriticism
Fall Survey 2023
Le Guin
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Level Up Your Term Paper(s): Preparing for Conferences Dr. Faith Acker General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Skills
Workshops
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Life in the Middle Ages Series of 3 Dr. Larry Swain General Humanities History
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Loving the Alien Jennie Starstuff General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Lowdham’s Report on the Adunaic Language James Tauber Language Invented Languages
JRR Tolkien
Linguistics
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Medieval Drama: Staging the English Bible Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Bible
Drama
The Middle Ages
Meeting the Horned God of the Witches Dr. Anna Milon Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Ecocriticism
Fantasy
Gothic Literature
May Showcase 2023
Weird Fiction
May 2023
Meet The Last Man Dr. Amy H. Sturgis General Humanities Anthropocene
British Literature
Ecocriticism
Gothic Literature
Romanticism
Science Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Mesopotamian Demons Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Comparative Mythology
Religious Studies
Middle High German Beginning Series Series of 3 Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
Linguistics
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Middle High German Series: A Month of Minnesang Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Advanced Languages
Beginning Languages
Germanic Studies
Linguistics
May Showcase 2024
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity May 2024 August 2024
Modern British Poetry Dr. Sara Brown General Humanities British Literature
Poetry
Discussion-based
Music Theory for the Mathematically-Inclined James Tauber
Sarah Monnier
General Humanities Music Lecture-based • Low intensity
Narnia Book Club: Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis Elise Trudel Cedeño Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
CS Lewis
Fantasy
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Narnia Book Club: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis Elise Trudel Cedeño Fantasy Studies CS Lewis Discussion-based
Narnia Book Club: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis Elise Trudel Cedeño Children’s Literature
CS Lewis
Fantasy
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Nordic Madness: Exploring Children's Literature in Three Nordic Authors Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Novel in a Year: Creative Writing Series Series of 12 Sparrow F. Alden
Dr. Julian Barr
Christopher Bartlett
Catherine Conners
Will Estes
Dr. Carol Oliver
Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Novel In a Year
Oct Showcase 2023
Discussion-based •
Old English Series Series of 7 Dr. Isaac Schendel
Dr. Larry Swain
Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Old Norse Sagas in Translation: Njál’s Saga Dr. Carl Anderson General Humanities Germanic Studies
The Middle Ages
Viking Age
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity August 2024
Old Norse Sagas in Translation: Sagas of Heroic Legend Dr. Carl Anderson General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
The Middle Ages
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Old Norse Series Series of 6 Dr. Carl Anderson Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Plant-based Entheogens, Shapers of History and Consciousness Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities History
Religious Studies
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Reading John Donne’s Holy Sonnets Dr. Faith Acker General Humanities Metaphysics
Poetry
Religious Studies
Renaissance
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Reading L.M. Montgomery as Fantasy: Part 1: Anne of Green Gables Dr. Brenton Dickieson General Humanities Canada
Children’s Literature
Creative Writing
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Magic
Modernism
Romanticism
Speculative Fiction
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
Young Adult Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Reading Middle English: An introduction to Middle English Language and Literature Dr. Liam Daley Language Beginning Languages
British Literature
Drama
Fantasy
History
Literacy
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based
Readings in Middle English before Chaucer: Havelock the Dane Dr. Larry Swain Language The Middle Ages Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Readings in Middle High German Series Series Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Advanced Languages
Germanic Studies
Linguistics
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Religion in the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities JRR Tolkien
Religious Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Representing Utopia through the Ages Dr. Hamish Williams General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Ethics
Fantasy
History
JRR Tolkien
Oct Showcase 2023
Philosophy
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
Utopias
Worldbuilding
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • October 2023
Russian Fairy Tales: Journeys, Quests, and Chicken Legs Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Scottish Gaelic Song Sìne Màiri MacDougall Language Conversational Languages
Music
Poetry
Discussion-based
Shakespeare's Epic Fairy Tales: Pericles and Cymbeline Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities British Literature
Drama
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
History
Magic
Renaissance
Shakespeare
The Middle Ages
Shakespeare's Epic Fairy Tales: "The Winter's Tale" and "The Two Noble Kinsmen" Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Adaptation Theory
British Literature
Drama
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
History
Renaissance
Shakespeare
The Middle Ages
Travel Literature
Discussion-based
She Watered It With her Tears: Grief, Mourning, and Death in Tolkien's Legendarium Dr. Robert Steed Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Spanish for Beginners Series Series Pilar Barrera Language Beginning Languages
Oct Showcase 2023
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Star Wars: Mysteries of the Force Joshua Sosa Fantasy Studies Comparative Mythology
Epic Fantasy
Science Fiction
Star Wars
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Stoicism and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Dr. John Soden General Humanities Classical Literature
Fall Survey 2023
History
Philosophy
The Greco-Roman World
Such an Odyssey! Series of 4 Dr. Faith Acker General Humanities Classical Literature
History
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
Discussion-based
Sunshine, Fleas, and Desperate Pleas: Eight Amorous Verses by John Donne Dr. Faith Acker General Humanities Metaphysics
Poetry
Renaissance
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Tales of Korea: Core Traditional Tales Sam Roche Fantasy Studies Classical Literature
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
History
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
The Andre Norton Nebula Award Sparrow F. Alden
Dr. Sara Brown
General Humanities Children’s Literature
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Young Adult Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
The Body in Tolkien's Legendarium Dr. Chris Vaccaro Fantasy Studies Cultural Studies
Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity June 2024 August 2024
The Dark is Rising Sequence Series Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
Magic
Discussion-based
The Fantastic in East Asia Dr. Robert Steed Fantasy Studies China
East Asian Studies
Japan
Oct Showcase 2023
Lecture-based • Low intensity October 2023
The Films of Hosoda Mamoru 細田守 Nancy "Anni" Foasberg Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Film Studies
Japan
Discussion-based
The Films of Shinkai Makoto 新海誠 Nancy "Anni" Foasberg Fantasy Studies Anime
East Asian Studies
Film Studies
Japan
Science Fiction
Discussion-based
The History of the Symphony: After Beethoven James Tauber General Humanities History
Music
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
The History of the Symphony: Beginnings to Beethoven James Tauber General Humanities History
Music
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
The History, People, and Culture of Tolkien's Númenor Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
The Inklings
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based November 2022
The Iliad in Translation, Part 1 Patrick Lyon General Humanities Classical Literature
Fall Survey 2023
The Greco-Roman World
Discussion-based
"The Last of Us" in Adaptation Dominic Nardi General Humanities Adaptation Theory
Film Studies
Science Fiction
Video Games
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
The Life and Legend of St Nicholas Dr. Julian Barr General Humanities Bible
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
History
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based • Low intensity December 2024
The Making of a King: Shakespeare’s “Henriad" Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities Drama
History
Renaissance
Shakespeare
The Middle Ages
The Minoans and Modernity: Minotaurs, Labyrinths, and Other Myths Dr. Hamish Williams General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Archaeology
British Literature
Children’s Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Fantasy
Film Studies
History
Modernism
Monsters
Science Fiction
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
Utopias
Mixed Lecture/Discussion •
The Music of Middle Earth Jack Schabert Fantasy Studies Adaptation Theory
Composition
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Music
Poetry
Discussion-based • Low intensity Spotlight October 2024
The Old Saxon for Old English Readers Dr. Isaac Schendel Language Beginning Languages
Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
Linguistics
Poetry
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based • Low intensity
The (Other) Canterbury Tales Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities British Literature
Fairy Tales
History
Poetry
The Middle Ages
Travel Literature
Discussion-based
The Other in the Ancient Egyptian World Shawn Gaffney General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Comparative Mythology
Fall Survey 2023
Religious Studies
The Greco-Roman World
The Poetic Corpus of J.R.R. Tolkien: Tolkien's Collected Poems (The Years 1910-1967 in Three Volumes) Series of 5 Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies British Literature
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Poetry
The Inklings
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
The Realm of Arnor Knewbetta Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
May Showcase 2023
Discussion-based • Low intensity May 2023
'The Rings of Power' Discussion Group Dr. Sara Brown
James Tauber
Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Discussion-based • Low intensity Spotlight September 2024
The Science of Reading: Teaching Your Kids How to Read Elise Trudel Cedeño General Humanities Education
Linguistics
Literacy
May Showcase 2024
Skills
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity May 2024
The Second Age of Middle-earth James Tauber Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Lecture-based • Medium intensity
The Story of Cinema: A SPACE Odyssey Patrick Lyon General Humanities Film Studies
May Showcase 2024
Discussion-based May 2024
The Witch-cult Hypothesis and Its Afterlives Dr. Anna Milon General Humanities Comparative Mythology
History
Religious Studies
The Witch in Fact and Fiction Dr. Anna Milon Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Fall Survey 2023
Fantasy
History
Magic
Discussion-based
The Women of Beowulf Dr. Chris Vaccaro Fantasy Studies Beginning Languages
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Monsters
Poetry
The Middle Ages
Women's Studies
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Tolkien And Alchemy Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based • Low intensity
Tolkien and the Classical World Dr. Hamish Williams Fantasy Studies British Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Ethics
Fantasy
History
JRR Tolkien
May Showcase 2024
Philosophy
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • May 2024
Tolkien and the Romantics: Dark Romanticism and the Gothic Literary Tradition Will Sherwood General Humanities Anthropocene
British Literature
Classical Literature
Ecocriticism
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
Gothic Literature
JRR Tolkien
Literacy
Magic
Metaphysics
Monsters
Philosophy
Poetry
Romanticism
The Middle Ages
Discussion-based
Tolkien and the Romantics: Forging Myth and History Will Sherwood General Humanities Anthropocene
Arthurian Literature
British Literature
Classical Literature
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
Gothic Literature
History
JRR Tolkien
Literacy
Magic
Metaphysics
Monsters
Philosophy
Poetry
Romanticism
The Middle Ages
Time Travel
Travel Literature
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based
Tolkien and the Romantics: Imagining and Dreaming Will Sherwood General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
Gothic Literature
JRR Tolkien
Literacy
Magic
Metaphysics
Oct Showcase 2023
Owen Barfield
Poetry
Romanticism
The Inklings
The Middle Ages
Time Travel
Discussion-based October 2023
Tolkien and the Romantics: Nature and Ecology Will Sherwood Fantasy Studies Anthropocene
British Literature
Ecocriticism
Epic Fantasy
JRR Tolkien
Legacy
Literacy
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Romanticism
Travel Literature
Women's Studies
Discussion-based
Tolkien and the Romantics Series Series Will Sherwood British Literature
Ecocriticism
JRR Tolkien
Legacy
Literacy
Philosophy
Romanticism
Women's Studies
Tolkien and the Sea Jennifer Rogers Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Tolkien's Great Tales: The Children of Húrin Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
The Inklings
Discussion-based
Tolkien's Great Tales: The Fall of Gondolin Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
The Inklings
Discussion-based
Tolkien's Great Tales: The Tale of Beren and Lúthien Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
The Inklings
Discussion-based
Tolkien’s Invented Languages in The Lord of the Rings James Tauber Language Invented Languages
JRR Tolkien
Linguistics
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Tolkien's Unfinished Tales Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
JRR Tolkien
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based
Tolkien's Writing Systems James Tauber Language Invented Languages
JRR Tolkien
Linguistics
Lecture-based • Medium intensity
Tolkien, the Anglo-Saxon Minstrel Jennifer Rogers Fantasy Studies Fall Survey 2023
Germanic Studies
JRR Tolkien
Poetry
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
To Repair Arda: Tolkien's Dwarves through Jewish Mysticism Dr. Robert Steed Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Ubuntu: An Introduction to African Philosophy Ishmael Bhila General Humanities Anthropocene
Cultural Studies
Ethics
Fall Survey 2023
History
May Showcase 2023
Philosophy
Mixed Lecture/Discussion May 2023
Utopias and Dystopias in The Fellowship of the Ring Dr. Hamish Williams Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Epic Fantasy
Discussion-based
Vampires, Werewolves and Wights – Oh My! Uncanny Creatures in Middle-earth Dr. Sara Brown Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien
Worldbuilding
Discussion-based
Victorian Gothic: Exploring Dracula Dr. Sara Brown General Humanities Fall Survey 2023
Gothic Literature
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Video Game Storytelling Dominic Nardi General Humanities Digital Humanities
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Science Fiction
Video Games
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Video Game Studies Wesley Schantz General Humanities Adaptation Theory
Anime
Children’s Literature
Digital Humanities
Fall Survey 2023
Film Studies
History
Japan
Monsters
Music
Philosophy
Poetry
Science Fiction
Video Games
November 2022
Video Game Studies: The Hex Wesley Schantz General Humanities Video Games
Viking Hogwarts: The World Of Old Norse Sorcery Series of 3 Dr. Irina Manea General Humanities Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Fantasy
Germanic Studies
History
Magic
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Viking Age
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity
Warring States Era Chinese Philosophy: Attaining Flow Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
East Asian Studies
History
Philosophy
Lecture-based • Low intensity
Wayward Children Novella Series Series of 3 Laurel Stevens Fantasy Studies Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Weird Fiction
Mixed Lecture/Discussion
Weird Languages Shawn Gaffney Language Invented Languages
Linguistics
Spotlight October 2024
When Tolkien Wrote Time-Travel Jennifer Rogers Fantasy Studies JRR Tolkien Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Medium intensity
Wild Beasts at the Tea Table: The Unnerving Tales of Saki Dr. Liam Daley General Humanities
Writers' Workshop: Storycrafting with the “Mutinous Crew” of Ursula K. Le Guin Catherine Conners
Sparrow F. Alden
Creative Writing Collaborative Feedback
Composition
Creative Writing
Fall Survey 2023
Le Guin
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based • Medium intensity
Writers' Workshop Writing the Other: The Different Body Problem Christopher Bartlett Creative Writing Children’s Literature
Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Fall Survey 2023
Monsters
Oct Showcase 2023
Science Fiction
Weird Fiction
Workshops
Discussion-based October 2023
Writing Your Memoir Sparrow F. Alden Creative Writing Autoethnography
Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Skills
Workshops
Discussion-based
Yōkai and Legends: Exploring the Weird in Japanese and Latin American Cultures Pilar Barrera
Dr. Robert Steed
Fantasy Studies Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Japan
Latin American Studies
Magic
Monsters
Mixed Lecture/Discussion • Low intensity September 2024
Zen History and Thought: An Overview Dr. Robert Steed General Humanities China
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
History
Japan
Philosophy
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Lecture-based • Low intensity
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