Institute for Medieval Studies
IMC 2021 Session
|Title||Tolkien and Diversity: A Round Table Discussion|
|Date/Time||Thursday 8 July 2021: 19.00-20.30|
|Organiser||Andrew Higgins, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow|
|Moderator/Chair||Yvette Kisor, School of Humanities & Global Studies, Ramapo College of New Jersey|
|Abstract||This round table discussion will explore different and diverse contextual approaches to the works of Tolkien as well how educators and scholars constructively engage with the complex and often seemingly problematic representations of race and ethnicity in Tolkien's works.
Participants include Deidre Dawson (Independent Scholar, Temple, Texas), Sultana Raza (Independent Scholar, Strassen, Luxembourg), and Christopher Vaccaro (University of Vermont).