Gloria writes: Join Fantasy Festival 2008, April 26th at the University of Utah Union Building, Salt Lake City, Utah. Programming starts at 10 am. Fantasy Festival will conclude with a dance that ends at 11pm.
The schedule includes noted speakers, including Dr. Michael Drout, head of the English department at Wheaton College. He will be the keynote speaker addressing “From Middle earth to Hogwarts.” Dr. Drout is editor of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Beowulf and the Critics.” In addition he will also present a class on Beowulf. Further, there will be other scholarly presentations by professors and professionals, including Dr. Stephen Fullmer of Utah Valley University and John Kilgore of Eastern Illinois University. (more…)Posted in Conventions