Hello and welcome to my website. I am Dr Dimitra Fimi, lecturer in English and specialist on J.R.R. Tolkien and fantasy literature. I also lecture on science fiction, children’s literature and myth and folklore.
Recent Events and Publications
- May 2014: Paper on Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, Michigan (see Presentations)
- May 2014: Online talk on Tolkien’s tale “Sellic Spell” which appeared with his newly published translation of Beowulf
- June 2014: chapter on Tolkien’s legacy in later fantasy in the Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Stuart Lee (see Publications)
- July 2014: Interviewed by John Rhys-Davies for the BBC iWonder Guide on Tolkien and World War I (see Media)