Category Archives: Feature Friday

Little Rooms of Imagination with Madeleine L’Engle and C.S. Lewis (Friday Feature)

I tell my students often enough to read the fore-matter in their textbooks. “That’s where the good stuff is,” I argue. “That’s where the author shares his or her vision for writing.” Now, I suspect that students rarely heed my … Continue reading

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What Does My Google Autofill Say About Me? (a little Friday Feature nonsense)

I have come to love the google autofill function for sites I frequent. This is partly because I have filled the little avatar-button toolbar thing on my browser. This means that I have 60+ sites that I visit frequently enough … Continue reading

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Exploring Screwtape: A Closer Look at The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Originally posted on Off the Shelf:
“My dear Wormwood” is a phrase many readers will instantly recognize as the opening to C.S. Lewis’s classic work The Screwtape Letters. The book contains a series of letters from Screwtape, a senior devil,…

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“The Inklings & King Arthur Roundtable” with Corey Olsen, Malcolm Guite, Sørina Higgins, and Brenton Dickieson

Originally posted on The Oddest Inkling:
This past Monday, Signum University hosted a Signum Symposium roundtable discussion celebrating the release of The Inklings and King Arthur. You can watch the recording of the event here: Promo for the Book:  Will King…

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The Inklings & King Arthur Roundtable with Malcolm Guite and Sørina Higgins

On February 5, 2018, at 11am ET, Signum University will host a Signum Symposium roundtable discussion celebrating the release of The Inklings and King Arthur, edited by Chair of the Language & Literature Department Sørina Higgins. I’m pleased to have a chapter … Continue reading

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Vote for the Ideal $250 Middle English Library for Teens

As I discussed last week, my son is part of a small school with a budding library.  Recently a donor has offered a $250 (CDN) donation with a peculiar purpose: to secure Middle English books in honour of a recently … Continue reading

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Help Build My Son’s School’s Middle English Library

My son is part of a small, creative school that has been very strong in pedagogy and still growing when it comes to infrastructure. Part of this is a library that is coming together bits by bits through hard work, … Continue reading

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