Author Archives: Geoffrey Elliott

Voting is Ended

The recent vote to amend the Society constitution noted earlier has ended. Fourteen responses are recorded, all members, of whom three are current officers. Per section 7.1 of the Society constitution, a quorum for the vote was therefore achieved. All … Continue reading

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A Constitutional Amendment

Proposed at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Society was an amendment to the Society Constitution. In keeping with that Constitution, it is hereby announced that an online vote to approve or reject that amendment will be held from … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2018!

The sneak peek of the CFP for the 2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies is up, and it shows this: Tales after Tolkien Society (2): Reclaiming the Dead and the Undead; Medievalism in Metal (A Roundtable) Contact: Geoffrey Elliott P.O. … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2017: Report

The Tales after Tolkien Society continued its work at the 2017 International Congress on Medieval Studies on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. One formal and one semi-formal event were on offer: a panel of papers and … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2017: Updates

With a sneak preview of the schedule for the 2017 International Congress on Medieval Studies up (here), I’m happy to note that our panel, Growing up Medieval: The Middle Ages in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, is Session 190, scheduled … Continue reading

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CFP: Tales after Tolkien at SWPCA

Our own Kris Swank notes the following: Anyone interested in joining a proposed panel on Tales After Tolkien for the Southwest Popular Culture Association in Albuquerque, please let me know this weekend: Title, Brief Summary. We need 1 or 2 … Continue reading

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Some News and Some Updates

There are a few things of interest to the Society that have been pointed out on the Facebook feed. They bear repeating… Calls for Papers The Society tries to remain active in conferences across the globe, particularly at Kalamazoo and … Continue reading

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The Society Comes up for Awards!

Reposted from the Society blog: A report from Tor.com¬†notes that the 2016 World Fantasy Award nominees have been announced. The Tales after Tolkien Society is one such nominee; represented by founder and President Helen Young, the Society is up for … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2017: Beginnings

As noted in a 14 May 2016 post to the Society blog, “Tales after Tolkien at Kalamazoo 2016: Introduction and Meeting,” the Society determined to ask for two sessions in the 2017 International Congress on Medieval Studies: a roundtable session … Continue reading

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Tales after Tolkien at Kalamazoo 2016: A Session of Ice and Fire

At 1330 EDT on Saturday, 14 May 2016, the Tales after Tolkien Society sponsored several talks in A Session of Ice and Fire: Medievalism in the Game of Thrones¬†Franchise. Three excellent papers were presented to a full audience (of which … Continue reading

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