Session441
TitleTolkien as a Gateway to Interdisciplinary Teaching: A Round Table Discussion
Date/TimeMonday 4 July 2022: 19.00-20.00
 
SponsorCentre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
OrganiserAndrew Higgins, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
Moderator/ChairAndrew Higgins, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
AbstractThis round table discussion will feature talks by teachers on how they have used the works of Tolkien to introduce and engage students with new fields of study and disciplines. Short papers and discussions will explore how teachers have used the works of Tolkien as a gateway for students to explore and become passionate about other areas of study.

Participants include Deidre Dawson (Independent Scholar, Brighton) and Dimitra Fimi (University of Glasgow).