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  • David Lenander
    Sorry to bother those who cannot possibly attend, but here s a note about a program of possible interest to anyone in the Minneapolis area: THE TOLKIEN SEMINAR
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 27, 2001
      Sorry to bother those who cannot possibly attend, but here's a note about a program of
      possible interest to anyone in the Minneapolis area:

      THE TOLKIEN SEMINAR
      >
      > Leading up to the upcoming Bree Moot 5/Concerning Hobbits and Minicon
      > conferences in April, there will be a series of programs held around the
      > Twin Cities approaching our themes on a smaller scale. The first of these
      > will be on April 7, at the Southdale Public Library (7001 York Ave. S.
      > Edina, MN 55435 952-847-5900), 1:30 p.m. This will be a panel discussion
      > featuring experts on and writers of children's fantasy.
      >
      > FROM HOBBITS TO HARRY POTTER: Children's Fantasy since Tolkien
      >
      > Confirmed panelists as of this writing are:
      >
      > Peg Kerr, author of the VOYA-reviewed novels _Emerald House Rising_ and _The
      > Wild Swans_. Peg has also taught at the University of Minnesota.
      >
      > Laura Krentz, a Hennepin County children's librarian and coordinator of the
      > Children's Fantasy bi-monthly correspondence circular, Once Upon a Time.
      >
      > Claire Lenander, an 11-year-old member of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award
      > committee.
      >
      > Caroline Stevermer, author of _River Rats_ and several other novels,
      > including her latest book, _When the King Comes Home_.
      >
      > This program will be co-sponsored by the Southdale Public Library, the
      > Rivendell Group of the Mythopoeic Society and The Minnesota Science Fiction
      > Society (Minn-Stf).
      >
      >
      > The Rivendell Group of the Mythopoeic Society has been meeting on a monthly
      > schedule since 1974 to discuss myth, fantasy and imaginative literature,
      > especially in the traditions of such writers as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis
      > and Ursula LeGuin. Anyone interested in our topics is invited to join us.
      > Future discussion topics will include the J.K. Rowlings' Harry Potter books,
      > Peter Beagle's Tamsin and the Arthurian poetry of Charles Williams.
      >
      > This April we are planning to bring the Bree Moot 5 fan and reader
      > conference (devoted to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien) to the University of St.
      > Thomas campus in conjunction with the St. Thomas "Concerning Hobbits & Other
      > Matters: Tolkien Across the Disciplines" academic conference.
      > contact d-lena@... or visit www.tc.umn.edu/~d-lena/BreeMoot.html
      >
      > David Lenander 293 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102-1811
      > home:(651)292-8887 work:(612)626-3375

      e-mail: d-lena@... web-page: http://umn.edu/~d-lena/BreeMoot.html
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