Get Medieval! September 1st is the deadline for paper proposals for the Tolkien @ Kalamazoo sessions at the 49th International Medieval Congress which will be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8-11, 2014. The paper sessions are:
- Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur: the publication of Tolkien’s Arthurian poem, how it relates to other Tolkien works, and its relation to Tolkien’s mythology.
- Tolkien’s Natural World and Science: Tolkien’s mythology in relation to its physical and scientific constructs: plants, weather, cosmology, animals, geography, etc.
- Tolkien and his Medieval Sources: Tolkien’s medieval and linguistic backgrounds as sources for his scholarship and the construction of his legendarium