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On Rings of Power and Adaptation

This past week in the Return of King Arthur class I’m precepting, my students got a little break from weekly academic writing and had the chance to write something creative instead. They produced a wealth of glorious Arthurian Adaptations, retelling … Continue reading

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Growing Garlic and Galaxies: A Call for Proposals

I am pleased to announce that I am co-editing an academic book with my friend, fellow blogger, and Signum colleague Dr. Brenton Dickieson. All the info is below and at https://tinyurl.com/GalaxyGardenersCFP. Please watch our little promo, read the guidelines, and … Continue reading

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CFP: Starships, Stewards, and Storytellers

Hey, readers! You are invited to submit proposals for an upcoming conference: TexMoot 2022:Signum University’s Fourth Annual TexasLiterature & Language Symposium 26 March 2022at the Norris Conference Center2525 W. Anderson LnAustin, TX 78757and online What is a “Moot”?  The word … Continue reading

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Inklings & Arthur photo contest at Mythcon 49!

So you’re attending Mythcon 49? You’re giving a paper, enjoying talks by the special guests, sporting a fabulous costume at the masquerade, sharing readings and music at the Bardic Circle, playing a late-night game of Golfimbul, watching a performance by … Continue reading

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Mythmoot Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to Tom Hillman, @alas_not_me, for winning first prize for cleverest photo of The Inklings and King Arthur at Mythmoot V! This photo took about four days to set up, because he had to wait until it stopped raining and take the photo … Continue reading

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Inklings & Arthur photo contest at Mythmoot V!

So you’re attending Mythmoot V: Fantastic Frontiers? You’re giving a paper, enjoying talks by the special guests, sporting your fabulous costume, dancing the night away at the masquerade ball, graduating or cheering the graduates, soaking up the unforgettable conversations — … Continue reading

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Inklings & Arthur Shortlisted for Mythopoeic Award

I am honored and delighted to announce that The Inklings and King Arthur has been shortlisted for the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies! This prize is given to books on J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and/or Charles Williams that makes significant contributions to … Continue reading

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King Arthur Has Returned: TOC and Blurbs

Dear Readers: The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain is available on Amazon (where it is currently the #1 new release in Religious Literature Criticism!) and … Continue reading

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Book Launch Party for “The Inklings and King Arthur”!

I am happy to announce that The Inklings and King Arthur is scheduled for publication on January 1st, 2018, and TexMoot has the honor of hosting the book release party! This celebration will take place between noon and 1:30, during lunch. Dr. Corey … Continue reading

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King Arthur Returns on January 1st

Friends! Rejoice with me! The Inklings and King Arthur has a cover design (by Emily Austin) and a release date: January 1st, 2018! This important collection of academic essays brings new perspectives to the field of Inklings studies, positioning Tolkien, Williams, Lewis, … Continue reading

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