This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of Tolkien illustration and its visual, contextual, and critical analyses.
This course explores the issues of race, sexuality, gender, and Othering in the mythological legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien.
This course examines how Tolkien’s subcreated world of Middle-earth engages with issues and concepts relevant to readers, including racism, immigration, the place of women, the ongoing battle of good versus evil, environmental concerns and the rise of technology.
This is the third of three semesters devoted to the final thesis in the graduate program in Language & Literature.