Tolkien Event in Northern Ohio
- Forive me if I sent this out before...I hope not. FYI. Event includes
presentation by Tom Shippey.
Edith L. Crowe
Acting Head, Reference & Academic Services
Art & Humanities Librarian
San Jose State University Library
Corresponding Secretary of the Mythopoeic Society
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09/18/2003 06:59 AM
Subject: Tolkien Event in Northern Ohio
Dear Ms. Edith Crowe,
I am emailing you in regards to an email I recieved from Prof. Mike Foster
from the Tolkien Society. I had emailed him to let him know of an event
up in late November that all Tolkien fans would appreciate, and he
let you, and the Mythpoeic Society know as well. I'd
give you all the details but this website will explain all...
The highlights are as follows: Two days, the first being a lecture series
keynoted by Tom Shippey, Author of "J.R.R. Tolkien Author of the Century."
second day involves a viewing of the "Two Towers" Extended Edition,another
of lectures, and then an all night marathon reading of "The Return of the
King," in the oral tradition. On the website included you will find
info and full details. I thought it would be good to let you know, and if
could pass the info down the pipe line through your 'smial', it would be
great. I'm hoping that the society can make it to this event, it would be
As for me, I am an English major with a minor in Ancient, Medieval and
Renaissance Studies at Kent State University in Ohio. I am not
this event, I'm just trying to tap all the Tolkien resources I can for
great idea. The contact for this event can be found on the website above.
Thanks for your time,
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