Please join us in Durham, NH on Saturday, September 25th for scholarly papers, creative presentations, and fellowship. We will consider nourishment for body, mind, and spirit all within the Signum University common interests of philology and imaginative & classic literature.
Where: 1 Morgan Way, Durham, NH
- On-line attendance is welcome.
- If you bring your reusable coffee mug, we will be responsible stewards of our resources.
- At second breakfast time, we will individually patronize this adorable farm café half a mile down the road, and folks are welcome to brown bag their meal as well.
- The porch and grounds of our venue will be a perfect picnic setting.
- Masking Requirements: Vaccinated attendees at the moot are welcome to mask or not to mask, as they choose. Unvaccinated attendees are requested either to wear masks or to get a negative COVID test within three days of the moot. Compliance with these policies will be on the honor system, and we expect all of our guests to show courtesy and respect to others.
Presentations begin close to 9:30am Eastern Daylight Saving time:
- James Tauber – Counting Breakfasts: Text Analysis in Lord of the Rings
- Rob McKenzie – The Enduring Attraction of The Pilgrim’s Progress
- Sarah Anne Stinnett – The Gastronomic Delights of Shakespeare’s Dream: Food and Desire in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Liam Bisesi – Second Breakfast
- Corey Olsen – Fabulous Feasts: a consideration of the magnificent meals in British literature
- Pilar Barrera Wey – Colour and Light in Tolkien’s The Hobbit: Home, Greed, and Hope
- Mark Schennum – A Game of Connections: ‘The Wreck of the Hesperus’ / ‘Earendil was a Mariner’
- Steve Melisi – Literary Second Breakfast: The Rewards of the Re-Read
- Mickey Corso- The Lady and Our Lady: Galadriel as a ‘Reflexion’ of Mary
- Kate Neville – Eärendil is not “The Morning Star.” Change my mind. (#ChangeKatesMind)