Session949
TitleTolkien in Context(s): A Round Table Discussion
Date/TimeTuesday 3 July 2018: 19.00-20.00
 
SponsorCardiff Metropolitan University
 
OrganiserDimitra Fimi, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
Moderator/ChairDimitra Fimi, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
AbstractThis round table discussion will provide a forum to explore different approaches to Tolkien's work via various frameworks and contexts, from Tolkien's medieval scholarship and his social/historical/intellectual milieu, to worldbuilding, science, linguistics, and theory.

Participants include Yvette Kisor (Ramapo College, New Jersey), Kristine Larsen (Central Connecticut State University), Irina Metzler (Swansea University), Gergely Nagy (Independent Scholar, Budapest), and Sara L. Uckelman (Durham University).