Inklings & Tolkien in St. Louis in March
First-hand memories of Oxford’s Inklings writer’s group and the continued success of J.R.R. Tolkien 75 years after The Hobbit was published will be the subjects of two presentations in St. Louis in March.
Colin Havard, the son of Dr. Robert E. Havard, will discuss C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and other members in “An Inkling’s Son Remembers” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. Mike Foster will serve as interlocutor.
Foster will examine the ongoing recognition of Tolkien’s works at 6 p.m. in “Tolkien’s Worldwide Popularity 1937-2012” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 22.
Both events will be held in room SCEUC 213 at the South County Education and University Center, 4115 Meramec Bottom Road, St. Louis, 63129 (phone 314.984.7200). Sponsored by St. Louis Community College, both are free and open to the public.Cheers,Mike