Die Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy an der Cardiff University lädt am 21. Mai 2011 ab 14 Uhr zur Feier der Veröffentlichung von Tolkien and Wales: Language, Literature and Identity von Carl Phelpstead ein.

J.R.R. Tolkien schrieb: „Ich liebe Wales … und vor allem die walisische Sprache.“ Drei Wissenschaftler aus walisischen Universitäten werden die vielen Verbindungen von Tolkiens Werken und der walisischen Sprache und Literatur beleuchten:

Dimitra Fimi, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) spricht über „The Welsh Language and Tolkien’s ‚Linguistic Aesthetic'“
Simon Eckstein, Swansea University: „‚The Shadow of the Past‘: Responses to Cultural Loss in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien and David Jones“
Carl Phelpstead, Cardiff University: „Tolkien’s Knowledge of Welsh: The Unpublished Evidence“

Die Veranstaltung ist öffentlich, der Eintritt ist frei. Um Voranmeldung unter publicbookings@cardiff.ac.uk oder +44 2920 876935 wird gebeten. Veranstaltungsort ist das Bute Building – King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB.

Bild: Flag of Wales, gemeinfreiThe Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy at Cardiff University has issued an invitation to celebrate the publication of Tolkien and Wales: Language, Literature and Identity by Carl Phelpstead on 21 May 2011.

„I love Wales … and especially the Welsh language,“ wrote J.R.R. Tolkien. At the event, three scholars from Welsh universities will explore some connections between Tolkien’s writings and Welsh language and literature:

Dimitra Fimi, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC): The Welsh Language and Tolkien’s „Linguistic Aesthetic“

Simon Eckstein, Swansea University: “The Shadow of the Past”: Responses to Cultural Loss in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien and David Jones

Carl Phelpstead, Cardiff University: Tolkien’s Knowledge of Welsh: The Unpublished Evidence

The event, taking place in the Bute Building – King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, is open to the public, entrance is free. To book a place, please email publicbookings@cardiff.ac.uk or telephone +44 2920 876935.

Picture: Flag of Wales, public domain