Episode 528

Other Minds and Hands, Episode 44


May 23rd, 2023

1 hr 17 mins 15 secs

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About this Episode

Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation
More about dwarves! Let's talk about post-Peter-Jackson dwarf depictions.

Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 44,
recorded on May 18, 2023
(This is an audio-edited version of the recording to balance the speakers' voices. We are sorry for the audio quality of this episode.)

Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor
Dr. Maggie Parke

Other Minds and Hands will now, until further notice, take place on THURSDAYS at 4:30 PM ET. Check the schedule here. https://www.twitch.tv/signumu/schedule

Join us on this SignumU Youtube channel / signumuniversity

and SignumU Twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/signumu
For more information https://mythgard.org/miscellany/
You can watch or listen to the recordings here.
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Now that RoP Season 1 has ended, here are some fun suggestions for you, whether you are new to Tolkien's world or a long-time reader/fan.
For those who want to review and reflect on the show.
Rings and Realms: / ringsandrealms

Corey and Maggie did a weekly analysis of Prime Video's epic adaptation of Tolkien’s mythos. Presented by Signum University and Studio Lab.
audio-only version recordings (podcast) https://ringsandrealms.fireside.fm/

Official Prime Video Aftershow on Twitter Spaces:
Corey and Maggie hosted Official Prime Video Aftershow on Twitter Spaces on Fridays at 12:00 PM ET. You might still find the recordings on Corey's Twitter account.

Follow our Twitter accounts for updates:
Corey Olsen, Tolkien Professor https://twitter.com/tolkienprof
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Want to dive deeper into Tolkien's world?
Corey is offering several free and open weekly and biweekly programs on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and other topics at Mythgard Institute. https://mythgard.org/
You can check the live schedule here. https://www.twitch.tv/signumu/schedule
More about the individual programs
Exploring the Lord of the Rings: a sentence-by-sentence journey through the text of Tolkien's epic fairy story (and Stephen Colbert's favorite https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2... ) https://mythgard.org/lotro/exlotr/
Mythgard Academy: in-depth seminars on fantasy, science fiction, and other speculative works https://mythgard.org/academy/
The Silmarillion Film Project/SilmFilm: a completely hypothetical discussion about what J.R.R. Tolkien’s Silmarillion would look like as a TV series https://mythgard.org/silmfilm/
Those recordings can be found on this Signum University Youtube channel as well as on our podcasts.
Other Minds and Hands and SilmFilm recordings are on the Tolkien Professor podcast.

For those who feel reading the Silmarillion for the first time is a bit daunting.

Corey walks you through The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and even the volumes of History of Middle-earth series on his Mythgard Academy series.

And here are more links if you dare.

Want more fan/fun gatherings? Check our news and events page for moots (in-person and virtual) and online events. https://signumuniversity.org/news-and...

We also provide affordable higher education and fun, engaging learning (Tolkien Studies, Imaginative Literature, Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Literature, and Germanic Philology) at Signum University. https://signumuniversity.org/
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