Message board member Modtheow has this alert: Unlike the Tolkien conference in Vermont that some of us attended a few weeks ago, which is a small conference concentrated into one day and focused on one major theme, the Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions are part of a huge academic conference of about 3,000 participants, mostly medievalists, who swarm the University of Western Michigan every year at this time for the International Congress on Medieval Studies. Out of the 602 sessions ( and that’s not including open bars, the Saturday night dance, lunch meetings, and entertainments), there’s plenty of stuff for those interested in Tolkien. Read More