Forwarded from Mike Foster...
>We are hosting the 2nd J.R.R. TOLKIEN "LORD OF THE RINGS" MARATHON READING
>CELEBRATION: THE TWO TOWERS to be held November 14-16, 2002 here at
>Cleveland State University in Mather Mansion. The Marathon Reading is
>sponsored by the CSU English Department and our The EDGE:Lutheran Campus
>Ministry at CSU.
>Here's the info on our Tolkien Marathon Reading Celebration.
>J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Two Towers" MARATHON READING CELEBRATION to be held
>November 14 -16, 2002 at Mather Mansion, Cleveland State University includes
>4 Workshops, a Keynote Lecture, a Special Edition Movie of Peter Jackson's
>"Lord of the Rings" and the Marathon Reading in the Oral Tradition.
>Everything is FREE!! People must register for the Workshops and to read in
>arathon Reading. Workshops are on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS!!!
>Here's a listing of events for the Celebration:
>Thursday, November 14, 2002
>4 - 5:15 PM: CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS:
>(A) J.R.R Tolkien & the Literature of Middle Earth (Prof. Bruce Beatie, CSU)
>(B) Tolkien in Motion: Critics Review (Amy Bracken Sparks, Austin Allen,
>5:30 - 6:45 PM: CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS:
>(C) The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power (Prof. Jane Chance, Rice
>(D) Tolkien's Ordinary Virtues: Spiritual Themes in the Lord of the Rings
>(Mark Eddy Smith, Author, Chicago)
>7:30 - 9 PM: KEYNOTE LECTURE:
>Lord of the Rings: A Book for Our Time of Terror (Prof. Ralph Wood, Baylor
>FRIDAY, Nov 15:
>12 NOON - 3:30 PM: "LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING" SPECIAL
>EXTENDED EDITION to be shown in Mather Mansion.
>FRIDAY, Nov 15 - SATURDAY, NOV 16:
>"THE TWO TOWERS" MARATHON READING IN THE ORAL TRADITION
>starts with a PRE-READING RECEPTION on FRIDAY at 6 PM with Food,
>Refreshments and Live Music in Mather Mansion, one of the original mansions
>on Euclid Ave in downtown Cleveland.
>The Reading kicks off at 7 PM on FRIDAY in Mather Mansion and will go
>continuously till we finish sometime in the afternoon (around 1 PM) on
>Saturday. During the Reading we will have 15 minute breaks about every 3
>hours with drawings for FREE books, gift editions, bookmarks, posters, movie
>passes, hats, calendars, buttons, Life-size cutout LOTR figures, other
>Tolkien articles and other giveaways.
>Books and other prizes given away are graciously donated from HOUGHTON
>MIFFLIN, Tolkien's official publisher, and from NEW LINE CINEMA.
>There will be Food and Refreshments available throughout the Reading
>WALDENBOOKS from Tower City will have a BOOKTABLE available Thursday, Nov 14
>and Friday, Nov 15 from 4 - 10 PM for anyone who wou
>ld like to purchase
>Tolkien & LORD OF THE RINGS books, calendars and related merchandise. 10%
>Discount coupons will be given to anyone who makes a purchase. In addition,
>WALDENBOOKS will donate another 10% to our Campus Ministry for anyone who
>makes a purchase.
>Check out our wonderful Website:www.csuohio.edu/lotr/
>This Event is sponsored by: The EDGE: Lutheran Campus Ministry at CSU, the
>CSU English Department, and New Line Cinema.
>For More Info:
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