John writes: I thought the TORn-heads in and around the Chicago area might enjoy this. LECTURE: “Adapting Middle-Earth: Tolkien, the Books, and the Movies” by Thomas Shippey (St. Louis University), Saturday, April 3, 2004, 8:00 p.m., Gable Hall, Cavan Auditorium. Thomas Shippey is giving the lecture/ QA session on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb Illinois (about 50 or so miles west of Chicago).