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An evening with Dimitra Fimi

— Shaun Gunner, Chair, The Tolkien Society; and Dimitra Fimi, Senior Lecturer in Fantasy and Children’s Literature (English Literature), University of Glasgow

Paper given 4 September 2021 at the 3rd day of Oxonmoot 2021

Dr Dimitra Fimi is Senior Lecturer in Fantasy and Children’s Literature, and Co-Director of the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic at the University of Glasgow. She has published two award-winning monographs (Tolkien, Race, and Cultural History, 2008, and Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy, 2017), and has co-edited original work by Tolkien in A Secret Vice: Tolkien on Invented Languages (HaperCollins, 2016). She has taught courses on Tolkien and fantasy literature for 15 years, and has supervised numerous Masters dissertations and PhD theses on Tolkien. She sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, and the Journal of Tolkien Research, and she regularly contributes to radio and TV programmes on Tolkien and fantasy literature. 

Celebrating her receipt of the Outstanding Contribution award in the 2021 Tolkien Society Awards, we are delighted to welcome Dimitra for an hour of informal discussion and Q&A.

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