Friday, April 5th

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Lafayette Hall L207

Tolkien fireside readings

 

Come read, recite, or sing your favorite verse or prose passages!
— organized and hosted by the Tolkien Club of UVM


7:30 – 10:30 p.m. in Lafayette Hall L207

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

 

Film and discussion


Saturday, April 6th

 

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Lafayette Hall L207

 

Hobbit society: A speculation

— Martha Monsson · independent scholar

Anachronisms in Farmer Giles of Ham

James Williamson · senior lecturer · University of Vermont

Syzygy, being alignment of astronomical bodies, (most especially the sun, earth, and moon); a prime example being Durin’s Day in The Hobbit

— Dr. Kristine Larsen · professor · Central Connecticut State University

Are Dwarves not heroes?

— Merlin DeTardo · author · The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies ’08 –

Reflections on physicality in The Hobbit

Dr. Chris Vaccaro · senior lecturer · University of Vermont


Sunday, April 7th

Noon – 4:00 p.m. at Central Campus Green

Springle-Ring

 

Party like a Hobbit!