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October Nerd Nite on the Rocks

Jamie Jensen

In her presentation, Jamie will provide an analysis of religion as it appears in fantasy literature via implicit themes or allegory. She will explore topics including dogmatism, institutionalization, identity, and colonialism found in writings from authors such as Tolkien, Lewis, Rowling, Pullman, Sanderson, Weeks, and Gaiman. Warning: Potential spoilers.