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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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Concerning Hobbits, Wardrobes and Rings

Hullo fair traveler! Our post Tolkien Reading Day news is long overdue! A few notes concerning our March 23rd event, the Lewis and Tolkien play in NYC, a Narnia Inspired poem by author Ryder Miller, and a few tidbits. On Friday March 23rd we gathered at Baruch College, our NYC Tolkien Fellowship meeting hall, to… Continue reading Concerning Hobbits, Wardrobes and Rings

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Tomorrow We Honor the Ringbearers & their great burden

Hail Fellowship, Tomorrow we honor the Ringbearers and their great burden at our first Conference event of 2018 with Guest Presenter Professor Nicholas Birns.  The doors open at 12pm, and our program A Great Burden Without Guidance: The Six Mortal Ringbearers begins at 12:30.  After the presentation, and a lunch break, we welcome everyone to join us… Continue reading Tomorrow We Honor the Ringbearers & their great burden

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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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“…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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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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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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Guest of Honor Presentation: Jared Lobdell

Hail Fellowship! We have updated our programming today with 4 new programs, and shall post of that separately.  Within that update is 2 programs concerning our Guest of Honor: Jared Lobdell. Guest of Honor Jared Lobdell will present: THREE INKLINGS AND THE SCIENCES OF LANGUAGE:  C. L. WRENN, CSL, JRRT, AND THE “KALENDS-OF-GREECE” COLLABORATION WITH… Continue reading Guest of Honor Presentation: Jared Lobdell