Session Title

"Eald Enta Geweorc": Tolkien and the Classical Tradition

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dept. of Religious Studies and Philosophy, The Hill School

Organizer Name

John Wm. Houghton

Organizer Affiliation

Hill School

Presider Name

Michael A. Wodzak

Presider Affiliation

Viterbo Univ.

Paper Title 1

The Classical Origins of Tolkien's Elvish Language Invention

Presenter 1 Name

Andrew Higgins

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 2

"Sing, Muse, the Wrath of Boromir, Denethor's Son": The Workings of Thumos and Lofgeornost in J. R. R. Tolkien

Presenter 2 Name

Dennis Wilson Wise

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Arizona

Paper Title 3

Tolkien's Classical Beowulf

Presenter 3 Name

Jane Chance

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Rice Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2018 1:30 PM

Session Location

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

Description

Following on a session of the same name from the 52nd Congress, these papers consider ways in which Tolkien's fiction and scholarship make use of the European classical tradition.

--John Wm. Houghton

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

"Eald Enta Geweorc": Tolkien and the Classical Tradition

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

Following on a session of the same name from the 52nd Congress, these papers consider ways in which Tolkien's fiction and scholarship make use of the European classical tradition.

--John Wm. Houghton