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In One Week: Our Tolkien Reading Day event — Guest Presentation with Nicholas Birns

Hail Fellowship, It is our hope this finds you all well.  As you know Tolkien Reading Day is celebrated worldwide on March 25th.  The New York Tolkien Conference is celebrating this event two days earlier this year on Friday March 23rd, which is due to scheduling arrangements and organizing of this event.  We took a… Continue reading In One Week: Our Tolkien Reading Day event — Guest Presentation with Nicholas Birns

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Tolkien Reading Day Guest Presentation: The Six Mortal Ringbearers

Hail Fellowship! One month from tomorrow The New York Tolkien Conference returns with our Tolkien Reading Day/Spring 2018 event. Tolkien Reading Day is celebrated globally on March 25th and has been organized by The Tolkien Society since 2003. As you know The 25th of March is the date of the downfall of the Lord of the… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day Guest Presentation: The Six Mortal Ringbearers

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Of Ringbearers, Wardrobes & The Maker of Middle-earth

Hail Friends! Today has been quite exciting regarding Tolkien related events being discussed on social media.  We are currently finalizing plans for our March 2018 Tolkien Reading Day event with guest speaker Nicholas Birns, who will be presenting A Great Burden Without Guidance: The Six Mortal Ringbearers. The One Ring was made by and meant for Sauron, the… Continue reading Of Ringbearers, Wardrobes & The Maker of Middle-earth

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In One Week: Tolkien talk at Hauser & Wirth NYC Gallery + SYFY Interview

  Hauser & Wirth Publishers, Utopia/Dystopia: Utopian Languages Hauser & Wirth New York 22nd Street Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 7pm to 9pm. Hauser and Wirth Gallery Event Page & RSVP HERE (Not a NY Tolkien Conference event) Click for Map Location: 548 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011     J.R.R Tolkien and the Related functions… Continue reading In One Week: Tolkien talk at Hauser & Wirth NYC Gallery + SYFY Interview

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Happy Holidays! New Year, New Event Format

Hail and Happy Holidays Fellowship! It is our hope everyone is having a happy and healthy holiday season! May your holiday celebrations bring peace, love and joy. In our article of November 29th, 2017 we said we would be announcing event(s) and a Conference for 2018. (Read Here) Since making that announcement our planning council… Continue reading Happy Holidays! New Year, New Event Format

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo! Hail and Well Met Fellowship! In our post of July 2017 (found here) it appeared as if the New York Tolkien Conference had reached the end of the road due to a variety of issues. Within the last few days you may have noticed a few changes to our website, and… Continue reading “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

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“…on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship…”

Greetings Fellowship, Our apologies for not addressing this sooner; we have taken note of various social media comments and emails regarding the 2017 Conference.  Back in February we had posted about holding another NY Tolkien Conference, as we were in talks with a local college. Initially we had planned to hold the event later this… Continue reading “…on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship…”

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2016 Conference Wrap Up, Looking ahead to 2017

Hail Fellowship, It is our hope everyone returned home safe and sound after visiting NYC for the 2016 NY Tolkien Conference a week ago today.  We have been resting for the last week and gathering our thoughts about this year's Conference, which was the second of our annual Tolkien Conference events. Jessica and I find… Continue reading 2016 Conference Wrap Up, Looking ahead to 2017

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Conference This Saturday! Final Update

Hail Fellowship, Our small staff are in crunch mode before this Saturday's second annual New York Tolkien Conference. We are making final preparations before getting the event space set up, and shall be setting up for the next two days.  We are incredibly grateful to Baruch College Librarian Chris Tuthill for arranging to have this… Continue reading Conference This Saturday! Final Update

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New Program: J.R.R. Tolkien & War: The World Wars & the War of the Ring

Hail Fellowship! The second annual NY Tolkien Conference is just over a week away!! We cannot wait to meet with you all again to honor the work of JRR Tolkien and The Inklings.  We have added a last minute program and tweak to the schedule. This is the last tweak we will make and it… Continue reading New Program: J.R.R. Tolkien & War: The World Wars & the War of the Ring