Canberra Events

Sunday 13 October 2019
Lord of the Rings study day
Canberra

In this study day, we will investigate the traces of historical Celtic, Norse and Anglo-Saxon language and literature in The Lord of the Rings.  We begin with Tolkien’s academic work, his literary output, and the many letters he wrote. We will consider the distinct cultures of the Celts, Vikings and Anglo-Saxons, and how they are reflected in the different races in the novels and in Peter Jackson’s movie series.
Schedule
11.30am-1.00pm – Tolkien; scholar and author
2.00pm-3.30pm – Anglo Saxons, Celts and Vikings
3.45pm-6.00pm – Hobbits, Elves and Dwarves
Venue
Canberra Irish Club, 6 Parkinson Street Weston
Cost
$95 ($65 student/unwaged) – please register in advance
Booklet, lunch and afternoon tea included
To register please complete the form below or click here
Lord of the Rings registration form

 

 

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