Christopher T. Vaccaro


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Christopher T. Vaccaro is Senior Lecturer of English language and literature at the University of Vermont. Since 1999, he has taught courses on Beowulf, Old English language and literature, Tolkien’s The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, and British literature surveys. He has an essay in Mallorn, a chapter in the forthcoming collection Beowulf and Tolkien, entries in the Tolkien Encyclopedia, has edited two thematic collections on Tolkien’s legendarium, and is currently working on essays exploring Tolkien’s relationship to Christian Neoplatonic thought and a book-length investigation into the intersections of love, friendship, loyalty, and death in the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf.

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Tolkien Experience Podcast

№ 28: Chris Vaccaro

2 April 2021. Sara Brown

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Contact for these current CfPs

2021-09-1: International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022: Medieval Tolkien and the Nature of Middle-earth (A roundtable)

2021-09-1: International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022: J.R.R. Tolkien and Medieval poets: A session in memory of Richard C. West

2022-01-15: Tolkien at Kalamazoo Symposium 2022: Missing mothers: CfP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo, 2022



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