TEP #52 — Laura Martin-Gomez

For this episode, we were excited to welcome the president of Tolkiendil, the French Tolkien society: Laura Martin-Gomez!

Laura received her PhD in 2020, and her research interests include fandom studies and Tolkien’s texts. Her thesis examined fan groups in the US, UK, and France to parse out the similarities and differences in these groups from the 70s until just before internet fandom became more influential. We were very eager to have her on the podcast, and grateful we could work out a time during this busy season. We hope you enjoy listening to the episode as much as we enjoyed recording it!

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