From the Tolkien Society
- In case anyone is interested...
The 2009 Tolkien Society Seminar
Journeys & Destinations
Saturday, 27th June
Sir John Soanes Museum,
Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
Call for Papers & Announcement
The seminar provides academics, students and independent scholars with a venue for interdisciplinary dialogue. This year the theme is Journeys and Destinations in Tolkiens works. Participants are free to draw on any part of Tolkiens oeuvre, or to follow a thematic line within one text, or one text in its variant forms (draft ms, published work, amended edition).
Format: Papers should be either 20 or 45 minutes long to fit into half-hour or hour slots with time for questions or discussion. There may also be scope to accommodate a number of short 10-minute presentations. It is intended that there will be two morning sessions and one afternoon session. Please send the title, a short summary/abstract and the intended length to Ian Collier, the Education Secretary, as soon as possible. e-mail: edsec@...
Tolkien Society members: £20.00
The registration fee covers attendance at the seminar, and morning and afternoon tea and coffee. The closing date for registration is 13th June, however spaces are limited so to secure your place please book early.
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e-mail to: publicity AT tolkiensociety DOT org