Tolkien Conference April 8-10 2011

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Tolkien at the University of Vermont
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Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2011, an annual academic conference devoted to the texts of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be held at the UVM campus in Burlington, Vermont from Friday, April 8th to Sunday, April 10th. The keynote address will be delivered by Matthew Dickerson of Middlebury College.

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: nature and the environment in Middle-earth or related to Tolkien's life or works.

Please send a one-page abstract electronically to Christopher T. Vaccaro at as early as possible. Please include Tolkien 2011 in the subject line. The deadline is Saturday, January 15th. For further information, contact the conference organizer.