PCA/ACA

Schedule by area: Tolkien Studies

I TOLKIEN STUDIES: 20th CENTURY LITERATURE AND HISTORY

Victoria L Holtz Wodzak
PresentersPresentation type

The Real Business of Bilbo; the Dreams of Conan: Sword and Sorcery, Epic Fantasy, and the Rhetoric of the Ordinary

Jason Ray Carney
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Strange Bedfellows: Tolkien and Eddison

Peter Grybauskas
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There Was a Merry Band of Men, A Gardener, an Invalid, and the Lords Who Loved Them So: The Portrayal of Soldier-Servant Relationships and Their Reflections of War

Alicia Fox-Lenz
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Tolkien Underground: Reimagining World War I Bunkers and Tunnels

Victoria L Holtz Wodzak
Paper

II TOLKIEN STUDIES: INFLUENCES AND CONNECTIONS

Brad Eden
PresentersPresentation type

The Dreamflower: Lothlorien in Middle-Earth Space-Time

Brian Walter
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Tolkien and Pre-Vatican II Catholicism 101

Michael Wodzak
Paper

The ‘Third Spring’: a neglected thread of Tolkien scholarship

Brad Eden
Paper

III: TOLKIEN STUDIES ROUNDTABLE: TOLKIEN AND ALTERITY

Round table
Kristine Larsen
Kristine Larsen, Brad Eden, Stephen Yandell, Robin Anne Reid

IV TOLKIEN STUDIES: FAN STUDIES 1

Mikhail Skoptsov
PresentersPresentation type

Making or Creating: Fans Transforming Orcs

Robin Anne Reid
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Deconstructing Durin’s Day: Science in the Service of Fan-Scholars

Kristine Larsen
Paper

Lord of the Rings and Fans panel

Maggie Parke
Paper

The Hobbit Variations: Publication, Adaptation, and Fan Revision

Mikhail Skoptsov
Paper

V TOLKIEN STUDIES: CULTURAL AND FILM STUDIES

Janice Bogstad
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The Sacred Nature of Enchantment and Loss: Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit as an Ecotheology of Transformation

Kellianne H Matthews
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Wood and Water, Stock and Stone: Rediscovering English Landscapes through Walking

Christopher Cameron
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Visually Monstrous: Jackson’s Iconic Revisualizations of Hobbit Heroes and Villains

Janice Bogstad
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VI: Tolkien Studies Fan Studies 2

Sarah Coates
PresentersPresentation type

Whispers of a Tenth Walker: Lord of the Rings Fanfiction and Feminine / Feminist Interventions in Middle-Earth

Eva Wijman
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Bagginshield: An Exploration of Portrayals of Romantic Relationships between Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield in Fanfiction

Sarah Coates
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