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Episode 49: Oath No You Didn’t!

Citations

Reis, Jacob Robert. Oath Formulas in the Poetic Edda. Master of Arts thesis for The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Germanic Studies. May 2017.

URL: https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/62667 (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Spurr, John. A Profane History of Early Modern Oaths. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 11 (2001): 37–63. Published online by Cambridge University Press.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0080440101000032 (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Children of Húrin. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition.  (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit: or There and Back Again. HarperCollins E-Books. ISBN 978-0-00-732260. Apple Books edition. (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings. HarperCollins e-books. Apple Books edition. (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition.  (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition. (Accessed July 23, 2022)

Editing and production by James Pierson

Episode 47: Interview with Robin La Joy from Eye of Melian

Citations:

Eye of Melian is:

Robin La Joy: Lyrics

Martijn Westerholt: Songwriter

Mikko P. Mustonen: Orchestral arrangements

Johanna Kurkela: Vocalist

Their debut album, titled Legends of Light, drops on June 21, 2022.

The Bell (Released Deb 8, 2021, https://youtu.be/4r01-o_5bH4 )

Vita Nova (Released January 20, 2022, https://youtu.be/D6hFHuGH3RE )

Doorway of Night (Released March 4, 2022, https://youtu.be/d7IMmAnnph0 )

Everstrong (Released April 13, 2022, https://youtu.be/hytTdwQZ3zg )

Website: https://www.eyeofmelian.com/

Webstore: https://eyeofmelian.merchstore.nl/

You Tube: Eye of Melian

Instagram: @eyeofmelian

Facebook: Eye of Melian

Pinterest: @eyeofmelian

You can find their music on Apple Music, Spotify, and Bandcamp.

Source for Quenya language learning mentioned by Jude: 

Atanquesta: A NeoQuenya Primer

https://middangeard.org.uk/atanquesta/

Clever Corvids reproductive rights fundraiser: 

“Marathon For Choice”

June 4-5, 2022

At the Clever Corvids Youtube Channel: http://www.tinyurl.com/marathon4choice  

Benefitting Fund Texas Choice: https://fundtexaschoice.org/

Episode 46: This is so Wizard!

Citations

Chisholm, Chad (2019) “Saruman as ‘Sophist’ or Sophist Foil? Tolkien’s Wizards and the Ethics of Persuasion,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 37 : No. 2 , Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol37/iss2/6

Ruud, Jay (2010) “The Voice of Saruman: Wizards and Rhetoric in The Two Towers,” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 28 : No. 3 , Article 10. Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol28/iss3/10

Tolkien Gateway entry for “Wizards”

https://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Wizards

Accessed April 25, 2022

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit: or There and Back Again. HarperCollins E-Books. ISBN 978-0-00-732260. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings. HarperCollins e-books. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Peoples of Middle-earth. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. The History of Middle-earth: Vol. 12. HarperCollins, London, 1996.

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Silmarillion. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Tolkien, J. R. R. Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Apple Books edition. (Accessed April 25, 2022)

Episode 45: Lindon

Citations

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, “Three is Company”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, “The Grey Havens”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, “Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, “The Palantíri”, Note 2

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, “The Second Age”

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, “The Númenorean Kings”,

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion

Episode 44: Cuiviénen

Citations

Episode 41: Party of the Rings

Athrabeth is produced by James Pierson. James can be found on twitter @jpierson

Citations

Bellis, Joanna. The dregs of trembling, the draught of salvation: the dual symbolism of the cup in medieval literature. Journal of Medieval History, Volume 37, Issue 1, March 2011, Pages 47-61. Part of special issue “Feasts and Gifts of Food in Medieval Europe: Ritualised Constructions of Hierarchy, Identity and Community” Edited by Lars Kjær, A.J. Watson. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmedhist.2010.12.003

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Lynch, James. The Literary Banquet and the Eucharistic Feast: Tradition in Tolkien

Mythlore Vol. 5, No. 2(18) (Autumn, 1978), pp. 13-14 (2 pages)

Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature; 1978 Aug.; 5(2 [18]): 13-14.  [Journal Detail] Mythopoeic Society.

Stable URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/26808183  

(Accessed October 14, 2021)

 

Magennis, Hugh. The Cup as Symbol and Metaphor in Old English Literature. Speculum , Jul., 1985, Vol. 60, No. 3 (Jul., 1985), pp. 517-536

Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Medieval Academy of America

Stable URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/2848173

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Pollington, Stephen. The mead-hall community. Journal of Medieval History, Volume 37, Issue 1, March 2011, Pages 19-33. Part of special issue “Feasts and Gifts of Food in Medieval Europe: Ritualised Constructions of Hierarchy, Identity and Community” Edited by Lars Kjær, A.J. Watson.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmedhist.2010.12.010

(Accessed November 20, 2021)

 

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit

 

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings

Hobbitween 2021

The One Ring role playing game by Free League: https://freeleaguepublishing.com/en/games/the-one-ring/

Cast:

Lore Master: James Pierson

Ozzie Oiolaire: Zeke Pease

Iadar Listbalarion: Jude Vais

Pumpkins Proudfoot: Stef Midlock

Title music is “Lord of the Devil Rings” by Ponymusic, courtesy of Pond5

Soundscapes provided by Tabletop Audio, https://tabletopaudio.com

Additional Music and sound effects licensed from soundstripe, https://www.soundstripe.com  

Support Zeke and check out the The Greenville Arms 1889 Inn! https://www.greenvillearms.com

Episode 39: NoMe doubt about it, this book rocks!

Citations

Tolkien, J. R. R., The Nature of Middle-earth. Ed. Carl F Hostetter. HarperCollinsPublishers. 2021.

Tolkien Gateway entry for “Carl F. Hostetter” (Accessed Sept 23, 2021)

http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Carl_F._Hostetter

Tolkien Gateway entry for “Elvish Linguistic Fellowship” (Accessed Sept 23, 2021)

http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Elvish_Linguistic_Fellowship

Tolkien Society Autumn Seminar, “Translating and Illustrating Tolkien”

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/events/tolkien-society-autumn-seminar/ (Accessed Sept 25, 2021)

November 6, 2021. Online and free!

Episode 37: The Sundering of the Elves

Athrabeth is produced by James Pierson. James can be found on twitter @jpierson

“The Sundering of the Elves” as mapped in the Silmarillion: https://i.imgur.com/uIVL8ws.png

The Tolkien Society Seminar has posted the recording from their “Tolkien and Diversity” seminar to youtube, and you can find all the links on their site here: https://www.tolkiensociety.org/2021/07/recordings-of-tolkien-and-diversity-seminar-now-available/

Citations

  • Letter 211
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, “Part Four. Quendi and Eldar
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, “Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix: The legend of the – Awakening of the Quendi (Cuivienyarna)”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, “The History of Galadriel and Celeborn”, “Appendix B: The Sindarin Princes of the Silvan Elves”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, “The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age”, “Of the Elves”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, “Quenta Silmarillion: Of Thingol and Melian”
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, “The Second Age”

Episode 36: Tolkien and Diversity Recap

Athrabeth is produced by James Pierson. James can be found on twitter @jpierson

The Tolkien Society Summer Seminar: https://www.tolkiensociety.org/events/tolkien-society-summer-seminar/

Citations

Books:

Oluo, Ijeoma. 2019. So You Want to Talk about Race. Seattle, WA: Seal Press.

Websites:

The Association of Ramaytush Ohlone

https://www.ramaytush.org/

Accessed June 30, 2021

Michigan State University, Native American Institute, “Guide to Land Acknowledgements”

https://www.canr.msu.edu/nai/about/land-acknowledgements  

Accessed June 30, 2021

Native Governance Center, “A guide to Indigenous land acknowledgement”

https://nativegov.org/a-guide-to-indigenous-land-acknowledgment/

Accessed June 30, 2021

Native Land Digital

https://native-land.ca  

Accessed June 30, 2021

Mills, Selena, “What are land acknowledgements and why do they matter?

Posted on Local Love on March 18, 2019

https://locallove.ca/issues/what-are-land-acknowledgements-and-why-do-they-matter/#.YN4CHW5lCis

Accessed July 1, 2021

Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

https://peoriatribe.com/#

Accessed June 30, 2021

The Tolkien Society

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/

Accessed July 4, 2021

Socials: @TolkienSociety

The Tolkien Society- Oxonmoot 2021

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/events/oxonmoot-2021/

Accessed July 5, 2021

Tolkien Society Summer Seminar 2021

Presentations discussed in this episode:

Saturday, July 3, 2021 (listed in order of appearance)

Gondor in Transition: A Brief Introduction to Transgender Realities in The Lord of the Rings

By Cordeliah Logsdon

Twitter: @cordeliah_g

[00:15:45]

The Problem of Pain: Portraying Physical Disability in the Fantasy of J. R. R. Tolkien

By Clare Moore

Twitter: @claremoore914

[00:17:26]

“The Burnt Hand Teaches Most About Fire”: Applying Traumatic Stress and Ecological Frameworks to Narratives of Displacement and Resettlement Across Cultures in Tolkien’s Middle-earth

By V. Elizabeth King

Twitter: @VElizabeth_King

[00:20:48]

The Invisible Other: Tolkien’s Dwarf-Women and the ‘Feminine Lack’

By Dr. Sara Brown

Twitter: @AranelParmadil

[00:25:52]

Projecting Indian Myths, Culture and History onto Tolkien’s Worlds

By Sultana Raza

Website: https://sultanaraza.wordpress.com

[00:29:22]

The Lossoth: Indigeneity, Identity, and Antiracism

By Nicholas Birns

Twitter: @nicholasbirns

[00:31:28]

The Problematic Perimeters of Elrond Half-elven and Ronald English-Catholic

By Kristine Larsen

Website: https://kristinelarsen.academia.edu

[00:33:48]

Hearkening to the Other: Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth

By Cami Agan

Website: https://www.oc.edu/directory/cami-agan-ph-d

[00:37:05]

Sunday, July 4, 2021 (listed in order of appearance)

Pardoning Saruman?: The Queer in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings

By Christopher Vaccaro

Website: https://www.uvm.edu/cas/english/profiles/chris_vaccaro

[00:39:43]

Desire of the Ring: An Indian Academic’s Adventures in her Quest for the Perilous Realm

By Sonali Chunodkar

[00:42:16]

Queer Atheists, Agnostics, and Animists, Oh, My!

By Robin Reid

Website: https://www.tamuc.edu/academics/colleges/humanitiessocialsciencesarts/departments/literatureLanguages/ostl/labPersonnel/rReid.aspx

[00:44:38]

Hidden Visions: Iconographies of Alterity in Soviet Bloc Illustrations for The Lord of the Rings

By Joel Merriner

Twitter: @JoelMerriner

[00:46:50]

Questions of Caste in The Lord of the Rings and its Multiple Chinese Translations

By Eric Reinders

Website: http://religion.emory.edu/home/people/faculty/reinders-eric.html

[00:50:48]

Stars Less Strange: An Analysis of Fanfiction and Representation within the Tolkien Fan Community

By Dawn Walls-Thumma

Twitter: @DawnFelagund

Website: http://dawnfelagund.com

[00:53:01]

“Something Mighty Queer”: Destabilizing Cishetero Amatonormativity in the Works of Tolkien

By Danna Petersen-Deeprose

[00:56:24]

Translation as a means of representation and diversity in Tolkien’s scholarship and fandom

By Martha Celis-Menzoda

[1:00:00]

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