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Call for Papers – Tolkien @ Kalamazoo 2014

The Tolkien @ Kalamazoo group  is seeking paper proposals for 3 sessions to be held at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2014:

The paper sessions are:

  1.  Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur — 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 — 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 — 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, Dean of Library Services, Valparaiso University at brad.eden@valpo.edu.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Eden. Thanks.

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