Rediscovering Middle-earth: the Roots of Tolkien's Myths

Professor Tom Shippey, noted medievalist and the world's foremost Tolkien scholar, gave a lecture titled "Rediscovering Middle-earth: the Roots of Tolkien's Myths" to an eager crowd on campus. His talk addresses the ways in which medieval literature and ideas helped to shape Tolkien's mythology of Middle-earth. While on campus Shippey's also gave a talk titled Tolkien Book to Jackson Script: the Medium and the Message.