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*is excited*

The whole Tolkien area is pretty sweet. Check out the geeker joy:

Paper proposals: Tolkien at Kalamazoo 2012

Tolkien and Women (Christopher Vaccaro, presider)

Eileen Moore: Wo-man: Tolkien’s nomenclature for the feminine in his invented languages
Amy Amendt-Raduege: Revising Lobelia
Robin Anne Reid: Women and Tolkien: Amazons, feminists, and slashers
Catherine Coker: Constructing Lothiriel: rewriting and rescuing the women of Middle-earth from the margins

Tolkien and Ideology (Brad Eden, presider)

Chris Vaccaro: Tolkien and the Old English Apollonius: medieval and modern constructions of masculinity
Edward L. Risden: Tolkien, classical myth, and Said’s orientalism: othering the East and the South
Gina Weckwerth: Reflecting the eternal: medieval origins of Tolkien’s depictions of paradise
Amber Lee Baker: Creating and redeeming: a look at J.R.R. Tolkien and St. Thomas Aquinas

The Hobbit on its 75th anniversary (Douglas Anderson, presider)

Jane Chance: The mythology of magic in The Hobbit: Tolkien’s source in Andrew Lang’s “Story of Sigurd” from the Red Fairy Book
John Rateliff: ‘A fragment detached’: The Hobbit and The Silmarillion
Jane Beal: The hidden war in The Hobbit
Jason Fisher: Creation from philology: echoes of the Voluspa in Tolkien

Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun (Amy Amendt-Raduege, presider)

Gerard Hynes: Sigurd’s second coming
Larry Caldwell: Morris, Tolkien, and the logic of medievalist feminism


Tolkien’s Shorter Poems and Lyrics (Yvette Kisor, presider)

John R. Holmes: Metrical variation as characterization in Hobbit verse
Brad Eden: Musical allusion in Tolkien’s poetry and its Victorian counterparts
Kristine Larsen: Songs and stars: celestial motifs in Tolkien’s poetry

Teaching Tolkien (roundtable)(Robin Anne Reid, presider)

Kristine Larsen: There and back again in the classroom: preparing for the release of The Hobbit
Rachel Fulton Brown: Tolkien: medieval and modern
Nagy Gergely: Teaching Tolkien in another culture: non-English speaking, non-Anglo-American students
and Tolkien
Janice Bogstad: Lord of the Rings: reading vs viewing
Craig Franson: Is there a class for this text?: J.R.R. Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, and Romantic aesthetics
Jack Baker: Tolkien and theology for undergraduates

Comments

( 16 comments — Add your .02 )
aadarshinah
Sep. 11th, 2011 04:49 pm (UTC)
congrats!
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:14 pm (UTC)
*G* Thanks, bb!
eldritchhobbit
Sep. 11th, 2011 04:55 pm (UTC)
Awesome! Congrats!
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:14 pm (UTC)
Hee, thanks!! *dances with you delightedly*
amine_eyes
Sep. 11th, 2011 04:55 pm (UTC)
Congratu-very-lations! :DD
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:14 pm (UTC)
*G*G*G*
marthawells
Sep. 11th, 2011 05:18 pm (UTC)
Congrats!
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:15 pm (UTC)
Thanks!! I'm excited!!
tocourtdisaster
Sep. 11th, 2011 05:26 pm (UTC)
Congratulations, bb!!

*twirls you*
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:15 pm (UTC)
*twirls with you happily*
morfin
Sep. 11th, 2011 05:51 pm (UTC)
I had an Inkling you'd get accepted ;)
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:15 pm (UTC)
It's 'cause you're a punny guy like that!
rubynye
Sep. 11th, 2011 06:54 pm (UTC)
WOOOOHOOOO! *cheers*
caitri
Sep. 11th, 2011 07:15 pm (UTC)
*G*G*G* *squish*
claudia_nic
Sep. 12th, 2011 06:27 am (UTC)
YEAH!

Congrats BB!
blue_jack
Sep. 15th, 2011 04:34 pm (UTC)
Congratulations, bb!!!! *hugs, hugs, hugs*
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