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June 2022 Spotlight 
This module will study various writing systems invented or adapted by Tolkien. We will primarily look at the Tengwar and the Angerthas (Cirth) described in The Lord of the Rings but we will also touch on other systems such as the Hobbit runes and other runic variants as well as the Goblin Alphabet from Letters from Father Christmas. Along the way we will introduce some basic phonetics and place Tolkien’s inventions in the context of the writing systems of the primary world.

Required Texts

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (any edition).
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Days and Times

Meeting Wednesdays & Fridays at 10:00 AM Eastern for eight 1-hour sessions on June 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 29 (skipping June 24 because of Mythmoot)

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