Why Tolkien Still Matters

Room 605 Sci-Fi / Fantasy

Sunday June 17, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

This session will discuss the ongoing popularity and influence of the fantasy and academic work of J.R.R. Tolkien, including his continuing contributions in the realms of linguistic study and constructed language creation, the study of myth, folklore, and fairy tale, his influence as a fictional world builder, and the moral, ethical, and spiritual universes his works inhabit.