NORSE MYTHOLOGY: RELIGION & CULTURE – My new Norse Mythology course starts Wednesday! There's still room in the class, and you can register online. Details: http://www.norsemyth.org/p/norse-myth-classes.html
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: http://www.norsemyth.org/p/norse-myth-classes.html
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: https://go.newberry.org/pages/seminars/the-hobbit-j.r.r.-tolkiens-mythic-sources
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 http://www.norsemyth.org/p/norse-myth-classes.html
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...
NORSE RELIGION MIDTERM TODAY!
Students in my Norse Religion class at Carthage…
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 http://www.norsemyth.org/p/norse-myth-classes.html
THE RING CYCLE: WAGNER'S MYTHIC SOURCES - Discount registration still available for my new course on roots of Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung in Norse Mythology & German legend. No previous study necessary. Tell your friends! Tell your enemies! Tell the gnome that lives in your yard! http://www.norsemyth.org/p/norse-myth-classes.html
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: https://go.newberry.org/pages/seminars/the-hobbit-j.r.r.-tolkiens-mythic-sources