This is my preliminary schedule. I intend to add to it an make changes as I go along.


Engage in Cartographer’s Guild conversations. Surf website for anything interesting.

Read “Cartographies of Fictional Worlds” by Barbara Piatti and Lorenz Hurni.

Read “Maps in Literature” by Phillip C. Muehrcke and Juliana O. Muehrcke

Read “Mapping time and space: How medieval mapmakers viewed their world” by Evelyn Edson.

Update to Cartographer’s Guild findings.

Read “Constructing New ‘Realities’: The Performative Functions of Maps in Contemporary Fiction” by Christina Ljungberg

Read “Sustainable Fictions – Geographical, Literary and Cultural Intersections in J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’” by Ina Habermann and Nikolaus Kuhn.

Begin reading “The Atlas of Middle-Earth” by Karen Wynn Fonstad (The First Age)

Read “Maps of the imagination: The writer as cartographer” by Peter Turchi.



Update to Cartographer’s Guild findings.

Read “The Atlas of Middle-Earth” (The Second and Third Ages)

Read “Mapping the Imaginary—Maps in Fantasy Role-Playing Games” by Tobias Röhl & Regine Herbrik.

Read “Languages Of Navigation Within Computer Games” by Bernadette Flynn.

Read “Role-Playing Games in Cybercartography: Multiple Perspectives and Critical Thinking” by Claire Dormann, Sébastien Caquard, Birgit A. Woods,  and Robert Biddle.


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