Mythmoot III is seeking proposals for 15-20 minute papers on Tolkien and other speculative fiction and media. This is an excellent opportunity for interested fans, students and scholars to present papers in a friendly venue with likeminded enthusiasts. First-time presenters are especially encouraged to submit proposals. All proposals relating to speculative fiction will be considered; themes of particular interest include:
- Tolkien in the 21st century– how Tolkien’s works are being engaged with by new generations of fans
- Out of this World – Traditional and new angles on fantasy and science fiction
- A Game of Games– analysis of fantasy/sci fi gaming from pen-and-paper to MMORPGs;
Read more from the Call for Papers (note “2014” should read “2015”).
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