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A 2011 undergraduate unit run by Associate Professor Frances Bonner in the School of English, Media and Art History at the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland. Week 7 of the unit uses Tolkien’s books informed by the early medieval…

Level 3 undergraduate unit ‘Romancing the Medieval’ coordinated by Stephanie Trigg at the University of Melbourne. The unit covers a variety of genres of medieval literature, as well as post-16th century works that re-create or revive medieval…

Second year undergraduate unit ‘The Anglo-Saxon World’ coordinated by G.J. Tulloch at Flinders University. Although the unit focuses on Anglo-Saxon literature of the eighth to eleventh centuries, including an introduction to the Old English…

A member of the public dressed as the iconic wizard Gandalf from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Like the Merlin figure in Arthurian legend, the character of Gandalf is a sage. He harbours power through wisdom and…

Aposter for the second and third year undergraduate course ‘Mythistory’ offered at The University of Western Australia. The course examines popular science fiction and fantasy films and literature of the twentieth and twenty-first…