International Affairs

"The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from 'The Lord of the Rings'"

Patrick James

About the Program

Patrick James, professor of international relations at USC, explains international relations using themes found in the book "Lord of the Rings."  The book is based on a course Prof. James teaches.  He spoke about his book on Maria Armoudian's KPFK radio program, "The Scholars' Circle."   

About the Authors

Patrick James

Patrick James is a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California and director of the university's Center for International Studies.


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"The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from 'The Lord of the Rings'"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, March 4th at 7:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 24th at 2am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 17th at 2pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 16th at 8:15pm (ET)
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