Video: The Tolkien professor Corey Olsen


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    Feb 10, 2011 | 10:00 AM EST

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    Corey Olsen, a Washington College professor who is known as "The Tolkien Professor" thanks to his popular "How to Read Tolkien and Why" podcast, will be online Thursday, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m.

    He will discuss how his approach breaks from the traditional, what his classes are like, and anything else you want to know about J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Chat starts on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM EST
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      Corey Olsen
      Corey Olsen is a tenured professor of English at Washington College in Maryland with a PhD from Columbia University. An award-winning teacher, he is the host of the popular podcast and website, “The Tolkien Professor.” Since July 2009, his lectures and discussions on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien have been downloaded more than 1,000,000 times, and his website has received more than 4.1 million site visits.
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