Lynnette writes: Dr. Thomas Shippey will talk about “Wisdom and the Wise in The Lord of the Rings” at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, at 7:00 p.m. on November 9. The presentation is open to the public, so come early for a good seat! This presentation is part of the Honors Program Distinguished Speakers series. Dr. Shippey also will chat with students in the Honors seminar, who have been studying both Tolkien’s master work and Peter Jackson’s adaptation. For more information about Dr. Shippey’s presentation, please call 386-226-6650. For more information about the Honors seminar about LotR, contact Dr. Porter,