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The Medieval Roots of Tolkien's Philosophical Ideas with Author Matthew Dickerson

Matthew Dickerson is the author of several books about J.R.R. Tolkien including:
'Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in The Lord of the Rings' (2004), 'Ents, Elves and Eriador: the Environmental Vision of J.R.R.Tolkien' (2006), 'From Homer to Harry Potter: A Handbook of Myth and Fantasy" (2006) and his newest book 'A Hobbit Journey: Discovering the Enchantment of J.R.R.Tolkien's 'Middle-earth' (2012).

Matthew Dickerson is a professor of computer science at Middlebury College in Vermont, a member of the Environmental Studies Program and also director of the New England Young Writers' Conference at Bread Loaf . Everyone is encouraged to attend this event and become enchanted by the Tolkien world.

For more information, contact Rachel Epstein at or (907) 786-4782. This event is free and open to the public, with free parking in the South Lot, the lot just across from the bookstore.

Thu Oct 11, 2012 5pm – 7pm Alaska Time
UAA Campus Bookstore - ‪2921 Spirit Way, Anchorage, AK 99508‬ (map)