The last movie in the Hobbit trilogy was released in 2014, but for those who love author J.R.R. Tolkien, the magic doesn’t have to end just yet.
The event Tolkien Days, hosted by Ohio State, is a fusion of the pop-culture phenomenon that Tolkien’s narratives created with the rigor of academics in a two-day conference beginning Friday at 9 a.m.
Graeme Boone, the event coordinator and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at OSU, calls the event “an academic conference combined with a carnival, like a medieval fair.”
Tolkien Days is the second event in a series sponsored by CMRS, called Pop Culture and the Deep Past.… Read more