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Maybe so (full Vermont schedule).

N.E. Brigand
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Apr 11 2007, 3:59am


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Maybe so (full Vermont schedule). [In reply to] Can't Post

Below is the schedule for this weekend's conference at the University of Vermont in Burlington, possibly not final. If someone does live close by and is considering attending: it's a free event. I'll make the Friday evening and Saturday sessions, but will have to miss Sunday's activities.


Tolkien Conference
April 13th-15th 2007
Waterman Building, UVM Campus


Friday, April 13th
Fireside Tolkien Reading 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Peter Jacksonís The Fellowship of the Ring 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.


Saturday, April 14th
Session I: Tolkienís The Silmarillion [Celebrating its 30th anniversary] 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
By Doom Mastered: The Tķrin Story in Tolkienís Legendarium -- Nicholas Birns (New School University, New York)
(V)arda Marred: Evolution of the Queen of the Stars in Tolkienís Legendarium -- Kristine Larsen (Central Connecticut State University)
Blasphemy and the Creation of the Orcs -- Jolanta Komornicka (Boston University)

Session II: Theorizing Tolkien 10:00 - 11:30 p.m.
Deleuzian Reflections and The Lord of the Rings -- Dyrk Ashton (University of Toledo)
Tolkien and the Location of English Identity -- Aaron Jackson (Manchester Metropolitan University)
ĎThe Authorized Editioní: Para-textual Elements and their Impact on Two Editions of the 1966 Text of J.R.R. Tolkienís The Hobbit -- Jennie MacDonald (University of Denver)

Break for Lunch 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Session III: Tolkienís Literary Sources 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
William Morris, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Archaic Style -- Michael Faletra (University of Vermont)
Tolkienís Recurrent Image of the Elf Maiden in the Wood -- Jason Fisher (Independent Scholar)
The Hobbit Body: Sources and Symbolism -- Christopher Vaccaro (University of Vermont)

Session IV: Characters and Peoples in middle-earth 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Who Is Goldberry? -- Sarah Birns (Cornell University)
Arda Marred: The Song of the Ents and Entwives -- Corey Olsen (Washington College, Maryland)
The Double Identity of Eowyn -- Jamie Williamson (University of Vermont)

Afternoon Break: Coffee, tea and cookies

Keynote Speaker 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Roots of the Mountain: Fantasy Before Tolkien -- Douglas Anderson [Independent Scholar]

Peter Jacksonís The Two Towers 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.


Sunday, April 15th
Session V: Undergraduate Voices (University of Vermont) 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Session VI: Multi-player Middle-earth Computer Games 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. [TBA]

Peter Jacksonís The Return of the King 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Detail from earliest version of Thror's MapTolkien Illustrated! Jan. 29-May 20: Visit the Reading Room to discuss art by John Howe, Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith and others, including Tolkien himself.

Apr. 9-15: Anke-Katrin Eissmann.

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Tolkien 2007 in Burlington Vermont USA? weaver Send a private message to weaver Apr 2 2007, 6:34pm
    I'll be there. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Apr 5 2007, 4:06am
        Glad to know you will be flying by! weaver Send a private message to weaver Apr 5 2007, 4:09pm
            Wish I could go Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Apr 9 2007, 5:07am
                you're here!!! a.s. Send a private message to a.s. Apr 9 2007, 11:32am
                    Yes, back again Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Apr 9 2007, 2:46pm
                        It's quite a place, isn't it! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Apr 9 2007, 4:56pm
                            all sparkly and new! Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Apr 10 2007, 2:24am
                                I've had to use dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Apr 11 2007, 2:23am
                Open mike night? N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Apr 9 2007, 6:48pm
                    maybe not? Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Apr 10 2007, 2:22am
                        Maybe so (full Vermont schedule). N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Apr 11 2007, 3:59am
                            Missed it ...again. KmK Send a private message to KmK Apr 16 2007, 6:58pm
        Could you fly into dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Apr 9 2007, 5:06pm
            Too late. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Apr 9 2007, 6:34pm

 
 
 

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