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2008

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 1|1]]''' - Fantasy novel ''[[The Search for the Red Dragon]]'', featuring [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] as a fictional character, is published.
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* '''[[1 January|1]]''' - Fantasy novel ''[[The Search for the Red Dragon]]'', featuring [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] as a fictional character, is published.
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s birthday.
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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s birthday.
* '''3''' - [[Birthday Toast]]
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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[Birthday Toast]]
* '''3''' - [[The Tolkien Society]]'s Birthday Dinner
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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[The Tolkien Society]]'s Birthday Dinner
* '''5''' - [http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/article3127837.ece The Times] ranks [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] the sixth-best post-war British writer.  
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* '''[[5 January|5]]''' - [http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/article3127837.ece The Times] ranks [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] the sixth-best post-war British writer.
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* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Ultimate Critical Review]]'' is released.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 209]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 209]]'' is published.
 
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''6''' - Artist [[John Alvin]] dies.
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* '''[[6 February|6]]''' - Artist [[John Alvin]] dies.
* '''7-9''' - ''[[C.S. Lewis]], the [[Inklings]], and the Call to Christian Community'', featuring [[Tom Shippey]] [http://www.bc.edu/publications/relarts/announcements.html]
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* '''[[7 February|7]]-[[9 February|9]]''' - ''[[C.S. Lewis]], the [[Inklings]], and the Call to Christian Community'' conference, featuring [[Tom Shippey]].
* '''13''' - The twelfth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ashen Wastes]]'', is released in North America.
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* '''[[13 February|13]]''' - The twelfth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ashen Wastes]]'', is released in North America.
* '''14''' - The twelfth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ashen Wastes]]'', is released in Europe.
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* '''[[14 February|14]]''' - The twelfth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ashen Wastes]]'', is released in Europe.
 
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==March==
 
==March==
* '''10''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is elected "Best Foreign Book of All Time" in the Netherlands.  
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* '''[[10 March|10]]''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is elected "Best Foreign Book of All Time" in the Netherlands.  
* '''25''' - [[Tolkien Reading Day]].
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* '''[[25 March|25]]''' - [[Tolkien Reading Day]].
* '''31''' - ''[[Tolkien's Gedling]]'' is published.
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* '''[[31 March|31]]''' - ''[[Tolkien's Gedling]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 210]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 210]]'' is published.
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* '''?''' - [[Mallorn 45|''Mallorn'' 45]] is published.
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''24''' - [[Guillermo del Toro]] is officially announced as the director of ''[[Guillermo del Toro's The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'' film adaptation and its sequel.
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* '''[[24 April|24]]''' - [[Guillermo del Toro]] is announced as the director of ''[[The Hobbit (film series)|The Hobbit]]'' film adaptation and its sequel.
* '''24''' - The thirteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Doom of the Last-King]]'', is released in North America.
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* '''[[24 April|24]]''' - The thirteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Doom of the Last-King]]'', is released in North America.
* '''26''' - Fantasy Festival 2008.
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* '''[[26 April|26]]''' - [[Fantasy Festival 2008]].
* '''28''' - ''[[Tolkien - min vän Ronald och hans världar]]'' is published.
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* '''[[28 April|28]]''' - ''[[Tolkien - min vän Ronald och hans världar]]'' is published.
 
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==May==
 
==May==
* '''1''' - ''[[Of Words and Worlds]]'' is published.
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* '''[[1 May|1]]''' - ''[[Of Words and Worlds]]'' is published.
* '''1''' - The thirteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Doom of the Last-King]]'', is released in Europe.
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* '''[[1 May|1]]''' - The thirteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Doom of the Last-King]]'', is released in Europe.
* '''23''' - The [[RiffTrax]] commentary of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'' is released online.
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* '''[[23 May|23]]''' - The [[RiffTrax]] commentary of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'' is released online.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 211]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 211]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum]]'' is published.
 
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''5-8''' - [[Forodrim]]'s 36th birthday celebration.
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* '''[[5 June|5]]-[[8 June|8]]''' - [[Forodrim]]'s 36th birthday celebration.
* '''10''' - Actor [[David Brierly]] dies.
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* '''[[10 June|10]]''' - Actor [[David Brierly]] dies.
 
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==July==
 
==July==
* '''11-13''' - [[Tolkien Thing|Tolkien Thing VII]].
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* '''[[1 July|1]]''' - ''[[Tolkien On Fairy-stories]]'' is published.
* '''22''' - The fourteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ring-forges of Eregion]]'', is released in North America.
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* '''[[10 July|10]]-[[13 July|13]]''' - [[Tolkien Thing|Tolkien Thing X]].
* '''24''' - The fourteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ring-forges of Eregion]]'', is released in Europe.
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* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - The fourteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ring-forges of Eregion]]'', is released in North America.
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* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - The fourteenth book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[The Ring-forges of Eregion]]'', is released in Europe.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 5]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 5]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 212]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 212]]'' is published.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''2''' - [[Pauline Baynes]], Tolkien's favourite artist, dies.
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* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[Pauline Baynes]], Tolkien's favourite artist, dies.
* '''15-18''' - [[Mythcon XXXIX]].
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* '''[[15 August|15]]-[[18 August|18]]''' - [[Mythcon XXXIX]].
 
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==September==
 
==September==
* '''8''' - ''[[Tolkien's Oxford]]'' is published.  
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* '''[[8 September|8]]''' - ''[[Tolkien's Oxford]]'' is published.  
* '''25-28''' - [[Oxonmoot 2008]].
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* '''[[25 September|25]]-[[28 September|28]]''' - [[Oxonmoot 2008]].
 
* '''?''' - The 2008 edition of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - The 2008 edition of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 213]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 213]]'' is published.
 
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 7|7]]''' - The [[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|radio series of ''Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' is re-released in the US.
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* '''[[7 October|7]]''' - The [[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|radio series of ''Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' is re-released in the US.
* '''[[October 21|21]]''' - Fantasy novel ''[[The Indigo King]]'', featuring [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] as a fictional character, is published.
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* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - Fantasy novel ''[[The Indigo King]]'', featuring [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] as a fictional character, is published.
* '''[[October 23|23]]''' - ''[[The Spoken Word: British Writers]]'', featuring an interview with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is released.
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* '''[[23 October|23]]''' - ''[[The Spoken Word: British Writers]]'', featuring an interview with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is released.
 
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==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 1|1]]''' - ''[[The Tolkien Name in History]]'' is published.
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* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - ''[[The Tolkien Name in History]]'' is published.
* '''[[November 12|12]]''': ''[[Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth|Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth: Tales of Pullman, Lewis, Tolkien, MacDonald and Hoffmann]]'' is published.
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* '''[[12 November|12]]''' - ''[[Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth|Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth: Tales of Pullman, Lewis, Tolkien, MacDonald and Hoffmann]]'' is published.
* '''[[November 18|18]]''' - The fifteenth and final book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Daughter of Strife]]'', is released.
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* '''[[18 November|18]]''' - The fifteenth and final book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Daughter of Strife]]'', is released.
* '''[[November 18|18]]''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria]]'' is released.
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* '''[[18 November|18]]''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria]]'' is released.
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* '''[[20 November|20]]''' - ''[[Tolkien, Race and Cultural History|Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 214]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Amon Hen 214]]'' is published.
 
 
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* '''? (Autumn)''' - [[Mallorn 46|''Mallorn'' 46]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings and the Western Narrative Tradition]]'' is published
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings and the Western Narrative Tradition]]'' is published
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien's Shorter Works]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien's Shorter Works]]'' is published.

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