Tag: The Hobbit

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

emmalouisebackeanthro , October 25th, 2022


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…


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

Leah McCurdy , February 11th, 2016


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….


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