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Mar

17

Silmarillion Seminar 32

The decline and fall of Numenor as detailed in the Allkalabeth is discussed at length in Silmarillion Seminar 31:  ”Somewhere Beyond the Sea”. Listen here or on iTunes.

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Feb

12

Check out Tolkien Professor, Signum, and Mythgard on iTunes U!

The Tolkien Professor, in conjunction with Signum University, and Mythgard Institute, is excited to announce that courses are now featured on iTunes U! The iTunes U site provides access to all three partners-in-learning — the best of Tolkien Professor, full lectures from Signum and Mythgard, and much more! Check it out today on iTunes U! […]

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Feb

04

Silmarillion Seminar 31

Who needs Atlantis when you can have Numenor? Episode 31 of the Silmarillion Seminar, titled “Frank from Numenor,” is now available here, and on iTunes.

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Feb

03

Silmarillion Seminar 30

Silmarillion Seminar 30 is posted! Find out what Mr. T and Voldemort have to do with the War of Wrath in this episode entitled “I Pity the Fool!” Find all the episodes of the Silmarillion Seminar here, or subscribe to the Tolkien Professor’s feed through iTunes.

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Nov

22

Faerie and Fantasy 40, the final class

Faerie and Fantasy 40, the final episode, is now posted! The entire Faerie and Fantasy class is now available for your listening pleasure. You can find it here or on iTunes. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Nov

22

Faerie and Fantasy 39

The next to last installment of the Faerie and Fantasy course is available! Professor Olsen and his class continue with Garth Nix’s “Sabriel”. Listen here or on iTunes.

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Nov

21

Eat Like a Hobbit, Support a Great Project

A friend of The Tolkien Professor for years and collaborator on Dr. Olsen’s Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon, Heath Dill is crowdfunding the development of a Tolkien-themed cookbook!  Get in on the action at Kickstarter to support this project. Several of the contribution tiers feature Tolkien Professor and Mythgard-themed bonuses, so choose the one […]

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Nov

19

Faerie and Fantasy 38

Hard on the heels of FF 37 comes episode 38! Prof. Olsen and class tackle chapters 17-23 of the Young Adult Fantasy “Sabriel” by Garth Nix. Listen to this episode (or the entire series) here or on iTunes.

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Nov

17

Faerie and Fantasy 37

The new episode of the Faerie and Fantasy course is out! This installment covers chapters 12-17 of Garth Nix’s YA fantasy novel, “Sabriel.” Listen here or on iTunes.

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Nov

01

Silmarillion Seminar 29

“When you Wish Upon a Star”, the twenty-ninth session of the Silmarillion Seminar is out! Be sure to catch Mike Therway’s brilliant “Style Time” moments, and the delightful introduction by Matt Shaw (aka Beren in Dixie) . Listen here or on iTunes.

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