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2nd Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration

September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am4:25 pm

Tolkien Lewis Celebration header 2016

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration, a full day of talks and performances, featuring Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Michael Ward, Kevin O’Brien and the Theater of the Word Incorporated, Devin Brown, Hal Poe, and Joseph Pearce.

The event is hosted by the Center for Faith and Culture. There is a $15 per person suggested donation. Students and religious are not expected to make a donation, but please RSVP so we can plan for your visit.

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Speakers and Presenters

See below for full bios of these speakers.

Schedule

  • 9:00 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:30 – Joseph Pearce: Bilbo’s Journey: Discovering the Hidden Meaning of The Hobbit
  • 10:30 – Break
  • 10:45 – Fr. Dwight Longenecker: Tolkien & the Hero’s Quest
  • 11:30 – Break
  • 11:40 – Devin Brown: C. S. Lewis: Why He Matters Today
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1:30 – Michael Ward: Planet Narnia
  • 2:30 – Break
  • 2:45 – Hal Poe: Official Opening of the Tolkien, Lewis & Friends Exhibit
  • 3:00 – Presentation of the Aquinas Award for Fiction
  • 3:15 – Presentation of the Tolkien & Lewis High School Essay Prize
  • 3:30 – Break
  • 3:40 – Kevin O’Brien & the Theatre of the Word Present “Tolkien & the Conversion of C. S. Lewis”
  • 4:25 – Conference Ends
  • 4:30 – Optional: Hal Poe leads a Guided Tour of the Tolkien, Lewis & Friends Exhibit
  • 5:15 – Travelers’ Mass

Multimedia from the First Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration

Details

Date:
September 17, 2016
Time:
9:00 am–4:25 pm
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Organizer

Center for Faith & Culture
Phone:
(615) 297-7545
Email:
pearcej@aquinascollege.edu
Website:
http://aquinascollege.edu/faith-and-culture/

Venue

St. Cecilia Academy Theater
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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