Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2009, an academic conference
devoted to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be held at the UVM in
Burlington, Vermont on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th. The
keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jane Chance of Rice
The conference organizers seek 20-minute papers on any topic related to
Tolkien or his texts, but the following topic will be given priority
consideration: sex and/or gender in Middle-earth or related to Tolkienâ€™s
life or works.