Tag Archives: Tom Shippey

Mythcon, ahoy!

This August I will be attending Mythcon 45, the annual convention of the Mythopoeic Society, a leading international organization for fans and scholars of the Inklings and fantasy studies. The conference will be held at Wheaton College, MA, and will … Continue reading

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Live from the Mythgard Institute!

Tomorrow, September 22nd, geeks around the world will celebrate Tolkien Day (or Hobbit Day, as it’s come to be known) in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ shared birthday. I will be participating in the festivities as part of the … Continue reading

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The First (Annual?) Mythgard Institute Webathon

The Mythgard Institute was founded in 2011 to bring rigorous, dynamic and interactive educational experiences to students around the world through the latest online course tools while also boasting challenging and engaging classes taught by world-class teachers and leading scholars … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

As the summer winds down, I’d like to take this opportunity to go over a few housekeeping items worth mentioning. Travis Prinzi, one of the leading Harry Potter scholars and proprietor of the Hog’s Head, kindly invited me to join the … Continue reading

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Link: Professor Tom Shippey on Sci Fi

I come today bearing a wonderful gift found on YouTube: The full video of a talk given by Professor Tom Shippey in 2010 on Sci Fi. As to be expected if you are familiar with his work, the talk is … Continue reading

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