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The UNM Hobbit Society was founded in the summer of 2003. The initial membership including primarily students from Dr. Leslie Donovan's Spring 2003 University Honors Program course, "J.R.R. Tolkien: Writings, Myths, and Sources." In the Fall of 2003, the group became an Chartered Student Group. In the spring of 2009, the group established the Intellectual Hooliganism Colloquium to showcase research presentations on fantasy, science fiction, and popular culture topics by UNM undergraduate and graduate students. The group became a chartered Mythopoiec Society chartered group in May 2010.

2016-2017 UNM Hobbit Society Cabinet Members

President, Tessa Snyder tessasnyder@unm.edu

Vice President, Sarah Collins  collinss@unm.edu

Treasurer, Moses Allen mosesallen@unm.edu

Secretary, Ryan Valdez rvaldez9@unm.edu

Faculty Advisor, Dr. Leslie A. Donovan ldonovan@unm.edu