Category Archives: News & Links

Introducing Signum Path

Hi friends, as some of you know, I have been teaching with Signum University for four years (see here and here and here). With a full service, online, affordable MA program in literature and linguistics, Signum is a leader in … Continue reading

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“The Ickabog,” a New Bedtime Fairy-tale by J.K. Rowling (with Illustration Competition)

Well, J.K. Rowling has done what so many have failed to do. No, I don’t mean write a stunningly original youth fantasy series that changes the future of publication and creates a multimedia empire in books, film, and fan culture. … Continue reading

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Guest Spot on the Pints With Jack Podcast, Talking About C.S. Lewis’ Till We Have Faces

Recently I sat down with David Bates of the Pints With Jack podcast to discuss Till We Have Faces. Readers will know that I have been working through Till We Have Faces with some detailed close readings and some guest spots. Over drinks, … Continue reading

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Free Event Today: A Sehnsucht Digital Tea at the C. S. Lewis and Friends Center

This summer, my punk rockstar teen and I were planning to go to an epic concert–perhaps one of the biggest of our lives–in the Northeast US. We just got word that the entire tour is postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. … Continue reading

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George Macdonald’s “The Princess and the Goblin”: The Animated Movie with a Note by ChrisC

C.S. Lewis once observed that with “every tick of the clock, in every inhabited part of the world, an unimaginable richness and variety of ‘history’ falls off the world into total oblivion.” It’s a somewhat cruel fate that’s familiar to … Continue reading

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“Clarity, Care, Connection, and Credibility: Lessons from 15 Years of Online Teaching”: My Talk the UPEI Community Teaching Conference

Recently, the University of Prince Edward Island hosted a Teaching Community Conference–an annual event but one moved online due to COVID-19. My talk was called “Clarity, Care, Connection, and Credibility,” and I highlighted the core principles and simple tips I’ve … Continue reading

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Regent College’s Summer School Goes Online

I noted a couple of weeks ago that I would share my university connections with online courses for people who want to study more in this time of life. This week I will highlight Regent College, my graduate alma mater. … Continue reading

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