CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo: 2014 International Medieval Congress
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Date: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 10:05 AM
Subject: Tolkien at Kalamazoo: Call for papers 2014 International Medieval Congress
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The Tolkien at Kalamazoo group has been approved for 3 paper sessions at the International Medieval Congress held at Kalamazoo, Michigan in May 2014. The paper sessions are:
1. Tolkien's _The Fall of Arthur_
This session will discuss the publication of Tolkien's Arthurian poem, how it relates to other Tolkien works, and its relation to Tolkien's mythology.
2. Tolkien's Natural World and Science
This session will examine various aspects of Tolkien's mythology in relation to its physical and scientific constructs: plants, weather, cosmology, animals, geography, etc.
3. Tolkien and his Medieval Sources
This session will focus on Tolkien's medieval and linguistic backgrounds as sources for his scholarship and the construction of his legendarium
The deadline for submission of proposals for the paper sessions is September 1, 2013 to Dr. Brad Eden at brad.eden@.... If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks.
Bradford Lee Eden, Ph.D.
Dean of Library Services
Christopher Center Library and Information Center--------------------------Leslie A. Donovan
Associate Professor, Honors College
UNM Presidential Teaching Fellow
Regents' Scholars Coordinator
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131