The Tolkien Professor

by The Tolkien Professor (Corey Olsen) · · · · 39 subscribers

The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, President of Signum University. All are welcome to enter – even those without any party business!

Maggie and Corey do some Q&A; after this week's Rings and Realms episode, and anticipate Episode 3.

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Join Corey Olsen and Maggie Parke, who are here to discuss Numenor, dads, bad guys, and whatever else you have questions about in RoP!
Join us today for the deep breath before the plunge -- a casual moment to talk about what we are up to and to take your questions about the show!
Tonight on SilmFilm, we discuss the score for Season 6, and the musical commissions we have in mind for our staff composer, Phillip Menzies.
Tonight we discuss Episode 3 of Season 6: Beren avenges his father and hits the road!
Today we are joined by the legendary John Howe to discuss visual adaptation of Tolkien. Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 17, recorded on August 17, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... Dr. Maggie Parke https://signumuniversity.org/director... Episode guest: John Howe …
Time to discuss Episode 2! Betrayal! Violence!
Join Corey and Maggie for some long-delayed trailer discussion, in a cool new location! Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 16, recorded on Augast 3, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... Dr. Maggie Parke https://signumuniversity.org/director... Other Minds and Hands takes …
Come for an Open Q&A; with Corey (Maggie can't make it today!) about the trailers and the ComiCon rollout of the #ringsofpower Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 15, recorded on July 27, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... Dr. …
Join Corey and Maggie as they discuss the new Rings of Power metateaser and discuss TolkienTok with some awesome TikTokers.
Tonight we discuss Magic and its representation in the Beren and Luthien story!
Tonight we discuss the script of Episode 1 of Season 6! There are ghosts, vampires, frustrated balrogs, desperate outlaws, and the heirs of kings.
Join Corey and Maggie as they share more details from their discussions with the Rings of Power showrunners and continue discussing Empire images. Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 13, recorded on June 15, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... …
Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 12, recorded on June 8, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... Dr. Maggie Parke https://signumuniversity.org/director... Other Minds and Hands takes place (almost) every week at 4 pm US Eastern, Wednesday, on this SignumU Youtube …
Join us tonight for a discussion of the Frame story for Season 6! (Hint: Tinuviel! Tinuviel!)
Let's discuss the recent Wheel of Time adaptation! Corey really admires it and dares you to change his mind!
Tonight we finish the plot outline discussion for Season 6. Time to resolve the issues with the end of the season...
This evening we finish thinking through the arc of the Beren and Luthien story, focusing on the final sequence: To Mandos and Back Again.
Today, Maggie and Corey are joined by Sergio and Cesar from the Tolkien Talk YouTube channel in Brazil! Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 10, recorded on May 18, 2022 Hosts: Dr. Corey Olsen the Tolkien Professor https://signumuniversity.org/director... Dr. Maggie Parke https://signumuniversity.org/director... Episode …
Join Corey and Maggie as they discuss their whirlwind trip to London for Amazon Prime Video's Sneak Peek Rings of Power experience! Other Minds and Hands: An Open and Friendly Discussion of Tolkien Adaptation, Episode 9, recorded on May 10, 2022 What Corey and Maggie are talking about, you can …