On the evening of September 18th, there will be an event in Charleston, SC (Robert Jordan's home town) where Michael Livingston, a Citadel professor, will give a talk on RJ and his work.
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Before his death last year, Charleston author Robert Jordan had a tremendous impact on fantasy writing.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, Citadel assistant professor Michael D. Livingston will discuss "An American Tolkien: Robert Jordan and the Roots of Fantasy" at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King St. Livingston has degrees in history, Medieval studies and English.
He has published articles on Tolkien and James Joyce, discovered European maps of America that pre-date Columbus, and is working on his third book.
He is a winner of the international Writers of the Future Contest and has been published in a variety of genres and venues.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Thanks to Maria for sending us this news. (Source)
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