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You're Invited: Anne of Green Gables Read-a-Long

 ImageIn 2018 Anne of Green Gables will turn 110 years old and the LMMI will celebrate its 25th birthday and hold its 13th Annual Biennial Conference, L.M. Montgomery and Reading.  It is the perfect time to revisit Montgomery’s classic novel in a Read-a-long.

In Memoriam: David Cameron Macdonald (1943-2017)

ImageThe LMMI was deeply saddened to hear about the death of L.M. Montgomery's grandson, David Cameron Macdonald. David was a longtime supporter of the Institute. In April 2092, he and his sister Catherine donated 18 books that belonged to their father, Chester Cameron Macdonald, which is now part of the Macdonald Collection.

Elizabeth Rollins Epperly on Her New Memoir: Power Notes

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LMMI Interviews: Andrea McKenzie interviews author Melanie Fishbane

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Andrea McKenzie, former Visiting Scholar of the LMMI, sat down with author and Montgomery scholar Melanie Fishbane in Toronto to discuss her novel, Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery.  Published by Penguin, Melanie's novel hit bookstores on 25 April 2017.  Join in on the fascinating discussion between these two Montgomery scholars. 

In Memoriam: John Macneill (1930-2017)

All of us at the LMMI were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of our dear friend, John Macneill.  Sending Jennie Macneill and her family our sympathies. Mary Beth Cavert from the L.M. Montgomery Literary Society wrote this lovely obituary about John and I share it with you now.

From Mary Beth Cavert:

LMMI Presents: Community Lectures on L.M. Montgomery

As many of you know, the LMMI is looking for a Chair in L.M. Montgomery Studies & Communication, Leadership and Culture. The committee has selected the three top candidates, who will be giving a lecture that is open to everyone.

The first one is this Friday, March 10th by Dr. Benjamin Lefebvre, and the subsequent talks will be given later this month. 

Here are the detais: 

1. "No Matter Where We Wander: L.M. Montgomery Writes Prince Edward Island in Ontario," with Dr. Benjamin Lefebvre, Ryerson University.

In Memoriam: Ruth Macdonald


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The LMMI was saddened to hear about Ruth Macdonald’s death this week. A passionate supporter of L.M. Montgomery studies, Ruth was one of the first people contacted about the Institute and was present at its first launch party, as well as many of our biennial conferences throughout the years.

We Are Looking For: Chair, L.M. Montgomery Studies & Communication, Leadership, and Culture - Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island welcomes applications for the inaugural Chair in L.M. Montgomery Studies and Communication, Leadership, and Culture.  This competition consists of two appointments. 

Guest Post by Jen Rubio on the new L.M. Montgomery Complete Journals

Jen RubioWe are thrilled to have this exclusive guest post by the editor of the L.M. Montgomery's Complete Journals: The Ontario Years, 1911- 1917, Jen Rubio. 

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Elizabeth Epperly to Lead Five-Year Strategic Plan for the LMMI

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The L.M. Montgomery Institute is pleased to announce an exciting new initiative!

With the support of UPEI President, Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, the University has asked Elizabeth Epperly to develop, in collaboration with the LMMI Management Committee, a five-year strategic plan for the LMMI, to include:

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