Advanced Language Construction
In this course, we'll take your existing conlang project and develop its grammar and vocabulary to new heights.
Fabulae Mythicae: an Introduction to Latin through Geography and Mythology
A four-week introduction to Latin for people interested in learning the language through a mixture of communicative (primarily listening and speaking) approaches and reading.
Intermediate Latin Reading: Apuleius’ Cupid and Psyche
An 8-week intermediate Latin reading course aimed at improving reading skills by reading an extended text or groups of texts on a theme.
Introduction to Old English
Learn the basics of Old English by reading excerpts from real texts, including Beowulf.
Moche Iconography for Designers and Artists
A journey through the art and iconography of a fascinating prehispanic group of people, creators of some of the most impressive precolumbian metallurgy and ceramics in Peru. Find
Preventive Conservation for Collectors
A course aimed at collectors of all things material. Find out the best way to care for your collections and protect them from the most common sources of degradation and loss of va
Invent an alphabet of your own and learn about the history and structure of the world's writing systems, from cuneiform to kanji, along the way.
Knowledge and Reality
This series will serve as an introduction to the traditional philosophical problems about the structure of reality and our attempts at understanding it.
Language Construction Workshop
Learn about how language works by building your own! Create your own language from scratch for world-building, personal use, or simply as an artistic pursuit.
Language and Thought
Does language determine, influence, or merely represent thought? We'll explore the Sapir-Whorf debate by reading and discussing key texts in linguistics, anthropology, psychology,
Meta-Skills for Language Learning
An accessible introduction to the science and practice of language learning. You'll build a toolkit you can use for a lifetime of more confident language acquisition.
The Home Collection Game
Roleplay as secret agents and supervillains as you learn to apply museum knowledge on preventive conservation and create tailored preservation measures for your own home collectio
The Origins of English
In this seminar, we will learn some of the basic principles of etymology. Through a series of linguistic puzzles we will follow in the footsteps of etymologists and historical lin