The Tolkien Professor: Silmarillion Seminar

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Creation Date July 12th, 2018
Updated Date Updated July 3rd, 2019
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"In this Music, the World was begun"
Silmarillion Seminar 1
The Tolkien Professor
The inaugural session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the Ainulindale.
Silmarillion Seminar 2
The Tolkien Professor
The second session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the Valaquenta.
Silmarillion Seminar 3: The Sharpest Tool in the Valinorian Shed
The Tolkien Professor
The third session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 1 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Beginning of Days."
Silmarillion Seminar 4: Entfest!
The Tolkien Professor
The fourth session of the new Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 2 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Aule and Yavanna."
Silmarillion Seminar 5: Marrying Up
The Tolkien Professor
The fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapters 3 and 4 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Coming of the Elves" and "Of Thingol and Melian."
Silmarillion Seminar 6: Who's on First?
The Tolkien Professor
The sixth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 5 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalie."
Silmarillion Seminar 7: All My Exes Live in Valinor
The Tolkien Professor
The seventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 6 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Feanor and the Unchaining of Melkor."
Silmarillion Seminar 8: Subcreators Gone Wild
The Tolkien Professor
After a brief message to Stephen Colbert, we move on to the eighth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 7 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor."
Silmarillion Seminar 9: The One in which We Talk About Ungoliant
The Tolkien Professor
The ninth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 8 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Darkening of Valinor."
Silmarillion Seminar 10: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out, Feanor
The Tolkien Professor
The tenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 9 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Flight of the Noldor."
Silmarillion Seminar 11: Meanwhile Back in Middle-earth
The Tolkien Professor
The eleventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 10 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Sindar."
Silmarillion Seminar 12: Celestial Objects with Benefits
The Tolkien Professor
The twelfth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 11 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Sun and the Moon and the Hiding of Valinor."
Silmarillion Seminar 13: Of Men: The Night-fearers and Other Elvish Hangups
The Tolkien Professor
The thirteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 12 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Men."
Silmarillion Seminar 14: Of the Return of the Noldor: Knock, Knock, Morgoth
The Tolkien Professor
The fourteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 13 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Return of the Noldor."
Silmarillion Seminar 15: Speaking of Ash and Slag...
The Tolkien Professor
The fifteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 14 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beleriand and Its Realms."
Silmarillion Seminar 16: Cirdan the Ship-wrong and the Yada Yada Yada.
The Tolkien Professor
The sixteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 15 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Noldor in Beleriand."
Silmarillion Seminar 17: How You Gonna Keep Them Down On the Farm When They've Seen Gondolin?
The Tolkien Professor
The seventeenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 16 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Maeglin"
Silmarillion Seminar 18: Everybody Loves Finrod.
The Tolkien Professor
The eighteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 17 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Coming of Men into the West"
Silmarillion Seminar 19: Fingolfin, We Hardly Knew Ye.
The Tolkien Professor
The nineteenth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 18 of the Quenta Silmarillion, " Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin "
Silmarillion Seminar 20: Thingol, Father of the Year.
The Tolkien Professor
The twentieth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, " Of Beren and Luthien"
Silmarillion Seminar 21: Random Things Mandos Said at a Party.
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-first session of the Silmarillion Seminar, discussing the second part of Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beren and Luthien"
Silmarillion Seminar 22: Huan More Week
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-second session of the Silmarillion Seminar, in which we spend an unprecedented third week on Chapter 19 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Beren and Luthien." And oaths.
Silmarillion Seminar 24: Don't Blame it on Turin, Blame it on the Boogie
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-forth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the first part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"
Silmarillion Seminar 23: Dragon 1.0
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-third session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 20 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad."
Silmarillion Seminar 25: Things take a Turin for the Worse
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-fifth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the second part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"
Silmarillion Seminar 26: Now Comes the Night
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-sixth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the third part of Chapter 21 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Turin Turambar"
Silmarillion Seminar 27: First Degree Murder in Doriath
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-seventh session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 22 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Ruin of Dorian"
Silmarillion Seminar 28: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-eigth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 23 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
Silmarillion Seminar 29: When You Wish Upon a Star
The Tolkien Professor
The twenty-ninth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 24 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath, Part 1"
Silmarillion Seminar 30: I Pity the Fool
The Tolkien Professor
The thirtieth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Chapter 24 of the Quenta Silmarillion, "Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath, Part 2"
Silmarillion Seminar 31: Frank From Numenor
The Tolkien Professor
The thirty-first session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 1
Silmarillion Seminar 32: Somewhere Beyond the Sea
The Tolkien Professor
The thirty-second session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 2
Silmarillion Seminar 33:The Castle of Arrrggghhhhhh
The Tolkien Professor
The thirty-third session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering the Allkalabeth, Part 3
Silmarillion Seminar 34:Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers
The Tolkien Professor
The thirty-fourth session of the Silmarillion Seminar, covering Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, Part 1