Papers are sought on a wide range of topics related to this theme, including concepts such as “Free Will and Doom”, and from writings ranging from “The Silmarillion” and “The Children of Hurin” to “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”.
“Tolkien Reading Day encourages the use of Tolkien’s works in education and library reading groups, in 2008 this is just after Easter so the emphasis is on reading for pleasure with family or friends.”
At 9pm (local times) on January 3rd fans around the world are invited to raise a glass and toast J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday.
Head on over to Heren Istarion and submit your vote for the best nominee that “recognizes scholarship, creativity and the building of fan community resources celebrating and honoring Tolkien and The Inklings.”
A day full of Talks and Papers, a fiendish quiz, Art Show, Merry & Pippin’s Dance Workshop and a sales Room featuring Tolkien Society Trading, Daeron’s Books, ADC Books, and Obelisk Books.
This significant annual event in the Tolkien fan calendar is being held overseas for the first time in Sydney, Australia.
This past weekend saw the annual Tolkien Weekend in Birmingham, UK… where a good time was had by all!
In response to calls for more events around the world the Tolkien Society Seminar for 2007 is happening in two parts, one “up here” and the other “downunder”. The seminars are being arranged by the Tolkien Society in partnership with The Cambridge Tolkien Society and Tol Harndor: The Australian Tolkien Society.
The eighth Tolkien Weekend’s theme is “70 years of Hobbiton” celebrating 70 years since the publication of The Hobbit. Join in the fun!
If you’re in the midwest, you might want to make the trek up to the Field Museum to catch a glimpse of these rare drawings.
The world premiere of Part Two of LEITHIAN, an opera by by Adam Klein, will be presented Saturday, April 14, 2007 at 3 PM and Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 7 PM, at the music hall of St. Michael’s Church, 225 West 99th Street, New York City.
The Barnes & Noble on 5th Ave and 46th St. in New York City will be having a limited quantity of The Children of Hurin signed by Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee.