Schreiner University Presents the Margaret Syers Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Joshua Hren on J. R. R. Tolkien

Margaret Syers Lecture Series FeaturingDr. Joshua Hren on J. R. R. Tolkien

Kerrville, TX –Schreiner University is proud to welcome Dr. Joshua Hren, from Belmont Abbey College, for the annual Margaret Syers Lecture series. He will be giving a lecture titled “Middle-earth and Just-Mercy: Tolkien’s Ethics” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, in Schreiner University’s Junkin Campus Ministry Building. A reception will precede the lecture beginning at 5:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Margaret Syers taught English for many years at Tivy High School. Her family created the Margaret Syers Lecture Series in her memory as a tribute to her commitment to teaching and to the value and beauty of literature. Featured speakers focus on literary topics, with a preference given to topics pertaining to Shakespeare.

For more information, contact Dr. Martin Lockerd, Assistant Professor of English, at 830-792-7405 or

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