Faculty Chat with John Garth

Join us on Thursday, December 14, at 3:30pm ET for a faculty chat with John Garth.

Speakers

Sørina Higgins
Chair of the Department of Language & Literature
John Garth
Lecturer

Start

December 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm EST

End

December 14, 2017 - 4:30 pm EST

On Thursday, December 14, at 3:30pm ET, Sørina Higgins will be conducting a faculty chat with John Garth about his current research and recent findings, including:

  • The First World War
  • Tolkien’s creative development
  • The Book of Lost Tales
  • Númenor in the 1930s
  • Connections to The Lord of the Rings

Internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work on the creative development of J. R. R. Tolkien in the context of his times, John Garth is the author of the Mythopoeic Award-winning Tolkien and the Great War (2003) and Tolkien at Exeter College (2014). He is working on a major new book, Tolkien’s Mirror, begun during a year as a fellow of the Black Mountain Institute. In 2017 he was presented with the Tolkien Society of Great Britain’s Outstanding Contribution Award.

Suggested Readings

Also, be sure to check out the Mythgard Academy seminars on The Book of Lost Tales, Part One and The Lost Road and Other Writings.

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Join us on Thursday, December 14, at 3:30pm ET for a faculty chat with John Garth.

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