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Saturday, September 4 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
An evening with... Dimitra Fimi

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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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Dimitra Fimi

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... Read More →
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Shaun Gunner

Chair, The Tolkien Society
Shaun Gunner is the Chair of the Tolkien Society. Shaun has served as the chair since 2013, and has worked to reshape the Society to be a more modern, more open and more international organisation. During Shaun’s tenure as chair, the Society’s membership has quintupled and now... Read More →


Saturday September 4, 2021 6:15pm - 7:15pm BST
1 - Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre & Online (Webinar Strand)