Session Title

Medievalism and Environmentalism in Tolkien's Works

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Tolkien at Kalamazoo

Organizer Name

Brad Eden

Organizer Affiliation

Valparaiso Univ.

Presider Name

John R. Holmes

Presider Affiliation

Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville

Paper Title 1

Smaug's Hoard, Durin's Bane, and Agricola's De re metallica: Cautionary Tales against Mining in Tolkien's Legendarium and the Classical Tradition

Presenter 1 Name

Kristine Larsen

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Central Connecticut State Univ.

Paper Title 2

Tolkien's Franciscan Environmentalism

Presenter 2 Name

Deidre Dawson

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

The Franciscan and Dominican Roots of Tolkien's Environmentalism

Presenter 3 Name

Victoria Holtz Wodzak

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Viterbo Univ.

Start Date

11-5-2018 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 209

Description

This will be a session of papers, exploring the influences of environmentalism in Tolkien's works, both his own beliefs as well as influences from the medieval world.

Brad Eden

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May 11th, 1:30 PM

Medievalism and Environmentalism in Tolkien's Works

Bernhard 209

This will be a session of papers, exploring the influences of environmentalism in Tolkien's works, both his own beliefs as well as influences from the medieval world.

Brad Eden