Tag Archives: Verlyn Flieger

On Mythmoot IV and moments of wonder

A week ago I returned from Mythmoot IV (the semi-annual conference hosted by Signum University) exhausted and emotionally overwhelmed but totally inspired by my experience and motivated for the future. As the growing round-up of post-conference blog posts linked at … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Links for September 2015

Today’s post is brought to you by Pope Francis, who currently has stopped traffic and generally all other signs of life here in Philadelphia. I’m taking advantage of the three day weekend to get caught up on some reading and … Continue reading

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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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Links Miscellaneous

Hello all! It’s been a few days since I wrote, and I have quite a few interesting links I’d like to share. – Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. Check out her lovely new … Continue reading

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