Leslie A. Donovan's Homepage

Contact Information
Honors College
ASM, Room 1021
(Anderson East)
University of New Mexico

Mailing Address
Honors College
MSC 06 3890
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Leslie Donovan
Professor (full)
Professional CV

Activities and Projects
UNM Hobbit Society
UNM Institute for Medieval Studies
Mythopoeic Society

Regents Scholars Program
The Greybook
online journal of Middle-earth formerly published by the UNM Hobbit Society)
Waymeet for Tolkien Teachers
(digital journal for teaching J.R.R. Tolkien's works and life in post-secondary schools)

Research Interests
Tolkien Studies
Teaching and Pedagogy
Future Studies
Old English Literature
Celtic Studies
Old Norse/Icelandic Literature
Medieval Women

Current Courses
For the Spring 2022 semester, I am not teaching any courses because I am on sabbatical leave.

Selected Past Courses
Burning Life: Approaching the Promethean Idea
Creative Impulse in New Mexico
Creative Process in New Mexico 

Early Celtic Cultures
Legacy of Monsters and Marvels through the Ages
Happiness for Honors Students
Meet the Authors
Metamorphosis: Transformative Impulse in Literature and Culture
Our Medieval Inheritance
Mythmaking and Tolkien
Scribendi, part 2: The Making of a Magazine
Shakespeare Abroad: Interweaving Old and New Worlds
Space and New Mexico: From Aliens to SpaceX

Tolkien Field Study in Birmingham, UK
Tolkien Studies for Advanced Readers
Tolkien's Art, Myths, and Sources
Tolkien's Early Influences
What Worlds May Come: Studies for the Future

Honors College
Honors College
Univ. of New Mexico