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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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“…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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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

“I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it's very difficult to find anyone.' I should think so — in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Hail, Fellowship! A… Continue reading “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

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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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Program Schedule and Conference Gear

Hail Conference Fellowship! We are now two weeks away from gathering again! We now have a tentative schedule, subject to change, to assist you in planning your Conference day. All of the program details are listed on our Conference Programs page with the downloadable, .pdf schedule, which can also be found by clicking here Please… Continue reading Program Schedule and Conference Gear

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Stay at The Court NYC during Conference Weekend

The New York Tolkien Conference 2016 has arranged a block of 20 rooms with The Court -- A St. Giles Hotel New York to host attendees accommodation July 15-17, 2016. Please Read the Following Information About The Court and How to Book Your Stay Click here to Visit The Court Online About The Court and… Continue reading Stay at The Court NYC during Conference Weekend

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Programming Update #1

Greetings Travelers of Middle-earth! The Conference is now just under 3 months away and we are excited to announce the 1st of our programming and conference updates. We have extended the deadline for our Call for Programming by 1 month! The final deadline for proposals has now been moved to June 1st.  If you would… Continue reading Programming Update #1

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Call for Programming: NY Tolkien Conference 2016

Greetings Fellowship, We are excited to announce our Call for Programming for the 2nd Annual New York Tolkien Conference.  This year we are taking a slightly different approach in the type of programs we are seeking. Last year we had papers delivered in a traditional manner with a few panels. For this year's conference we… Continue reading Call for Programming: NY Tolkien Conference 2016