PCA/ACA

Schedule by area: Tolkien Studies

Tolkien Studies I: Race and Tolkien 

Robin Anne Reid
PresentersPresentation type
“Where Shadows Lie”: Middle-earth and Neo-fascist Metapolitics
Craig N Franson
Paper
More Dangerous and Less Wise: Racial Hierarchies and Cultural Difference in Tolkien’s World
Robert Tally
Paper
Race in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings And in Katherine Addison’s The Goblin Emperor
Robin Anne Reid
Paper

Tolkien Studies II: The Legendarium 

Kristine Larsen
PresentersPresentation type
Turin among the Great Tales
Peter Grybauskas
Paper
The Nimrodel and Silverlode: Lothlórien as a Secondary World
Meaghan Scott
Paper
“I am no man”: Game of Thrones’ Lyanna Mormont as Borrowed Tolkienian Canonicity
Kristine Larsen
Paper

Tolkien Studies III: Multidisciplinary Tolkien 

James Eric Siburt
PresentersPresentation type
“Heroes of the North”: Tolkien and Finnish Fandom
M. Lee Alexander
Paper
Elf-Songs and Orc-Talk: Environmental Ethics in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth, from Beowulf to Peter Jackson
Amber Lehning
Paper
RENDERING VISIBLE AN UNDERSTANDING OF POWER IN LEADERSHIP IN TOLKIEN’S CREATION MYTHOLOGY: AINULINDALË AND AKALLABÊTH
James Eric Siburt
Paper

Tolkien Studies IV: The Future of Tolkien Studies 

Round table
Robin Anne Reid
Craig N Franson, Robert Tally, Peter Grybauskas, James Eric Siburt, Amber Lehning