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Vin Diesel has spoken before of his love of Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, but speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon he has revealed that he was always interested in the works of Tolkien.

The Tolkien Society’s sister-organisation, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), has released a call-for-papers for their forthcoming Seminar, to be held in Aachen, on 1-3 May 2015 in co-operation with the Institute for British, American, and Romance Studies at RWTH Aachen University.

Tolkien’s original translation of the Book of Jonah is to be published, together with commentary from Brendan Wolfe, in the Journal of Inklings Studies this October.

Enrolment has opened for two online classes taught by Dr Dimitra Fimi, the first of which will start this September.

Moseley Bog, today part of The Shire Country Park, has been named the UK’s top hidden spot. In a survey of bloggers, J.R.R. Tolkien’s childhood haunt beat locations from across the UK to take the top spot.

The BBC has launched an online ‘iWonder’ guide called “How was The Lord of the Rings influenced by World War One?“.

Vin Diesel has spoken before of his love of Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, but speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon he has revealed that he was always interested in the works of Tolkien.

Enrolment has opened for two online classes taught by Dr Dimitra Fimi, the first of which will start this September.

The Tolkien Society’s sister-organisation, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), has released a call-for-papers for their forthcoming Seminar, to be held in Aachen, on 1-3 May 2015 in co-operation with the Institute for British, American, and Romance Studies at RWTH Aachen University.

Moseley Bog, today part of The Shire Country Park, has been named the UK’s top hidden spot. In a survey of bloggers, J.R.R. Tolkien’s childhood haunt beat locations from across the UK to take the top spot.

Tolkien’s original translation of the Book of Jonah is to be published, together with commentary from Brendan Wolfe, in the Journal of Inklings Studies this October.

The BBC has launched an online ‘iWonder’ guide called “How was The Lord of the Rings influenced by World War One?“.