Tag: Lord of the Rings

Shadows of the Past: Rings of Power’s Complicated Penumbra

By Emma Louise Backe I, like so many “elder Millennials” raised on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, and even the 1977 Hobbit animated movie, eagerly anticipated…

“Creative Connections” with J.R.R. Tolkien: Teaching Anthropology with Imaginative Literature

In Part One of an ongoing series, Leah McCurdy (University of Texas, San Antonio) shares her ideas for integrating imaginative literature into the anthropology classroom. How do J.R.R….

The Many Roles of Popular Culture in Therapy

By Peter Olthoff As many therapists will tell you, if you cannot build rapport with the client, if you cannot establish a solid therapeutic relationship, then you simply…