Mythgard includes free online seminars and discussions. There is also an annual conference, #mythmoot, in the DC/Baltimore area, as well as various smaller one-day conferences throughout North America and London.
Signum University is a masters degree granting online institution recently licensed by the state of New Hampshire that also offers auditing of their courses. There are courses taught by a range of scholars in things ranging from Old Norse to C.S. Lewis to Science Fiction.
Dr Olsen, aka "The Tolkien Professor" has a couple of long-running podcasts under his own name and Mythgard Academy.
See mythgard.org as a starting point.
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