Not The Fellowship. Dragons Welcome! is the sixth Call for Papers of Academia Lunare, the non-fiction arm of Luna Press Publishing.
This call was created to foreground Middle-earth characters, across ages and races, who may not be as familiar as the fellowship.
Francesca T Barbini - Introduction
Amie Angèle Brochu (Canada) “Steward of Trees and Forests: Treebeard’s Symbolic Role in Folklore, Environmental Protection and Eco-Critical Awareness”
Scott Chaussée (USA) “The Last Prince of Cardolan: Memory and mediation in the mortuary archaeology of Middle-earth”
Catherine A. Coundjeris (USA) “Éowyn as Light Bearer”
A J Dalton (UK) “What is so fabulous about Smaug?”
Brendan Dyer (USA) “Glorfindel: Tolkien’s Intertextual Link Between The First And The Third Age”
Jyrki Korpua (Finland) “Master of Fate, yet by fate mastered” – Tolkien’s Túrin Turambar and Kalevala’s Kullervo”
Elise Caemasache McKenna (USA) “The Dyscatastrophe of Túrin Turambar”
Angela P. Nicholas (UK) “Finrod Felagund: His Life, Influence and Legacy”
Enrico Spadaro & Mauro Toninelli (Italy) “The Gaffer: between cabbages and potatoes”
Renée Vink (Netherlands) “Tal-Elmar and the Unrepresented Natives of Middle-earth”
Dawn Walls-Thumma (USA) “Cartography of a Character: On (Re)Writing Nerdanel”