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Second Proceeding, New York Tolkien Conference, 2019

Beowulf and its Influences in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, by Kaleena Ma Lord of the Rings became a steady and growing best-seller after Allyn and Unwin began publication in July of 1954. Beowulf emerged from manuscript in the 16th Century, and gained a popular following. Ms. Kaleena Ma wrote about Rings and Beowulf for… Continue reading Second Proceeding, New York Tolkien Conference, 2019

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The 2019 New York Tolkien Conference: A Singular Proceeding

This month, I attended my third New York Tolkien Conference, and I thank Anthony Burdge and Jessica Burke for the opportunity to contribute my poor thoughts to this web site. I am an academic librarian by trade and vocation, and I have published one article in Mythlore journal. Standing upon that slender reed of expertise,… Continue reading The 2019 New York Tolkien Conference: A Singular Proceeding

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Final Conference Update: Revised Schedule, New Guest Speaker

Hail Fellowship! We're just over one week away from the start of Tolkien Weekend NYC 2019.  Please use the hashtag #TolkienNYC2019 on social media to let everyone know what you're up to during the celebration. Follow us on Twitter: @HerenIstarion Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NYCTolkienMoot/ A note first concerning the events taking place Saturday, March 16th 2019 and… Continue reading Final Conference Update: Revised Schedule, New Guest Speaker

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibit

If you’re a Tolkien fan anywhere near New York, you must see the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibit now at the Morgan Library and Museum. On display until May 12, this is the largest exhibition of Tolkien’s work ever in the United States. It’s overwhelming to see these works up close for the first time,… Continue reading Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibit

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State of the Conference February 2019: New Guest Speakers, Program Schedule & More

Hail Fellowship! We are very happy to share with you our very full schedule of Tolkien programs presented by 17 brilliant scholars, musicians, and authors. Our Program Schedule page includes 3 programming rooms, 1 on the 7th Floor and 2 on the 6th Floor. This update includes details concerning our Program Schedule, updated Guest Speaker… Continue reading State of the Conference February 2019: New Guest Speakers, Program Schedule & More

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A Sneak Peek of The Morgan Library and Museum’s Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition

Hail Fellowship, We're gearing up to kick off the 2019 New York City celebration of JRR Tolkien at The Morgan Library and Museum tomorrow January 24th, approximately 10am to 1030am!  The NY Tolkien Conference team will be posting pictures and commentary from the Press Preview of the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Exhibition.  The following article… Continue reading A Sneak Peek of The Morgan Library and Museum’s Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition

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Win a Pair of V.I.H Tickets to A Long Expected Party at The Morgan Library and Museum

Hail Fellowship! The 2019 celebration of J.R.R Tolkien in New York City has begun!  The following details Tolkien events taking place at The Morgan Library and Museum and how YOU can win a pair of tickets to A Long Expected Party April 4th, 2019. On January 25th 2019 the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition opens… Continue reading Win a Pair of V.I.H Tickets to A Long Expected Party at The Morgan Library and Museum