Tolkien Lecture by Dr Mark Atherton
On 20-22 September, join thousands of Oxford alumni and friends for this year’s Meeting Minds gathering (formerly, the Alumni Weekend).
On Friday 20 September, Dr Mark Atherton will be giving a lecture exploring Tolkien’s views on history, literature and mythology.* Dr Atherton is Senior Lecturer in English at Regent’s Park, and author of There and Back Again: J. R. R. Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit (2014) and The Making of England: A New History of the Anglo Saxon World (2017).
*Please note, this event will be taking place in the College Chapel, which is accessible only via a flight of stairs; there is no lift.