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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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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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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

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NY Tolkien Conference Art of Luke Spooner

Hail Fellowship!! Our post of 9/20/18 cited the Guest Speaker line up for both the Morgan Library and Museum Tolkien Symposium, plus our own New York Tolkien Conference slated for the weekend of 3/16-17/2019.  Read More here While we work on our next conference announcement regarding hotel accomodations, speakers bios and more, I would like… Continue reading NY Tolkien Conference Art of Luke Spooner

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NYC Tolkien Weekend 2019 Update and Guest Announcement

Hail Fellowship, Our post of 9/17 spoke of upcoming Tolkien events at The Morgan Library and Museum beginning in January when the Tolkien Maker of Middle Earth Exhibition opens. On January 31st 2019 Wayne Hammond & Christina Scull shall be presenting "Tolkien and the Visual Image," which you can read of on their blog here.… Continue reading NYC Tolkien Weekend 2019 Update and Guest Announcement

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State of the Conference: News, Update & Tolkien Weekend 2019

Hail Fellowship! News and Update: It has been a long journey for Jessica and I, from our March 2018 event where Professor Nicholas Birns presented "A Great Burden Without Guidance: The Six Mortal Ringbearers" until now.  We spent  May through July packing and moving our home and now reside in southern New Jersey.  While this was… Continue reading State of the Conference: News, Update & Tolkien Weekend 2019