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

Office Hours, Fall 2022
Tu/Th 12:30-2:30 pm, W 3:30-4:30 pm
and by appointment other days/times

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
Legacy of Monsters and Marvels through the Ages
Creative Impulse in New Mexico

Selected Past Courses
Burning Life: Approaching the Promethean Idea
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