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Norse Mythology Classes

That's right. I teach Norse mythology classes. I also teach courses on Norse religion and on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. For more info, visit

Norse Mythology Classes

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NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE – My new Norse Mythology​ course starts Wednesday! There's still room in the class, and you can register online. Details:

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE – Tuesday is discount registration deadline for my 9-week Norse Mythology​ class. Details:

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE – 4 days left of discount registration for my new class! Details:

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE – Early (discounted) registration is now open for my new Norse Mythology classes. Students will study the relationship between the Norse myths and the cultures that produced them, and they will learn how the mythology preserved by Icelanders in the 13th century relates to religious beliefs and practices across the pre-Christian northern world. Details at

NEW NORSE MYTHOLOGY CLASSES START FEB. 26: Registration is now open for my new class, "The Ring Cycle: Wagner's Mythic Sources." This 9-week continuing education / public course begins February 26 at Chicago's lovely & historic Newberry Library. There are discounts for students & seniors. Registration info & course details are here:

NORSE RELIGION MIDTERM TODAY! Students in my Norse Religion class at Carthage College will take their midterm exam today. It will cover all units we've had so far: 1) What is Norse Religion? 2) 4,000-Year Timeline of Norse Religion 3) Historical Setting 4) The Eddas 5) Creation & Destruction 6) Odin 7) Thor – By sweet sassy Sif's stubbly shaven skull, that's so much stuff! I hope the students are studying...

VIKING SHIP FIELD TRIP | Have you registered yet for my new public course at Loyola University? "Norse Mythology: Religion & Culture" begins on Tuesday, so register today! This 8-week class is open to the public (no previous study required). The class will have a private visit to see a Viking ship! Built in Norway 1892, the "Viking" is a replica of the ancient "Gokstad" ship. In 1893, it sailed from Norway to New York.

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE | | My lovely wife designed this flyer for my new Norse mythology class at Loyola University Chicago. The course is open to the public, no previous study necessary. Class starts September 24, but there's still time to register at Please share with any friends in the Chicago area!

I FORGOT TO MENTION... If you register for my class on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit & Norse Mythology at Newberry Library, you can join our trip to Marquette University's Tolkien Archive to see the manuscripts for The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's original drawings, maps & paintings. Details:

WHEN ODIN COMES TO YOUR DOOR... You better have a little red wine ready! Want to learn about roots of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit in Norse Mythology? Sign up for my Newberry Library public course today & get early-bird rate (before price goes up a bit). Details:

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE | | Have YOU registered yet? My new multimedia class at Loyola University Chicago is open to the public, no previous study required. You will examine Norse Mythology in its historical context while reading modern translations of ancient myths & poems. Please repost & share with anyone you know who lives in the Chicago area! For details & registration information, visit

NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE | Registration is open for my new class at Loyola University. We'll read modern translations of ancient myths & poems and learn how these texts relate to pre-Christian religious practices & cultural systems. We'll meet gods, goddesses, valkyries, giants & dwarves as we study tales of Thor, Odin, Loki & Freya. | This course is open to the public. No previous study necessary. Visit