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Holiday shopping at the LMMI Online Store

Season's greetings everyone!

Now that we've just gotten our Halloween decorations put away, we all know what comes next: holiday preparations! For the L.M. Montgomery fan on your list, check out our Online General Store for gift ideas. All proceeds from the store will be used to support the work of the L.M. Montgomery Institute.

LMM Society of Ontario Hosts Conference

If you just can't wait until the 2012 L.M. Montgomery Conference in Charlottetown - we know we can't! - then you've got to check out the L.M. Montgomery Society of Ontario's October 2011 Conference. The Call for Papers for "Lucy Maud Montgomery at Home in Leaskdale: A Centennial Celebration" is available online. The conference will run from the 13th to the 15th of October, 2011. 

From the CFP:

Key-note speakers include

LMMI Visiting Scholar Co-Edits new edition of Rilla

The L.M. Montgomery Institute congratulates Visiting Scholar Dr. Benjamin Lefebvre, and his co-editor, Dr. Andrea McKenzie (NYU), on the recent publishing of the restored and annotated edition of Rilla of Ingleside.  Originally published in 1921 as the final sequel to Anne of Green Gables, the new edition includes an introduction by the editors, a detailed glossary, maps, and war poems by L.M. Montgomery and her contemporary Virna Sheard.

Continental Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. each morning in MacDougall Hall

"Marilla, isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?"

Registration for Conference starts at 5:30 p.m. in MacDougall Hall

We're going to get started with registration a little earlier this evening. Rather than 7:00 p.m., we should be getting set up around 5:30 p.m. 

We'll see you there!

Trinna Frever's Pre-Conference Workshop Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to unforeseeable circumstances, Trinna Frever will not be able to join us at the conference this year.

If you have signed up for her workshop, you will be contacted individually, but you are encouraged to please consider joining Deirdre Kessler's workshop taking place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Alternatively, reimbursements will also be arranged.

Deadline for registration to Montgomery Theatre Tour & Dinner in Rustico is Monday, June 21!

While we like to avoid imposing deadlines, we do have to give a final number of guests to The Pearl by Monday, June 21st. 

If you are planning on attending this special evening, please avoid disappointment and register now in order to secure your spot! Limited number of spaces are available!

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or or call the conference office at 902-628-4346.


Fun Off-Campus Ideas for Conference-Goers


We are pleased to announce a new page has been posted to the Conference website that provides suggestions for visitors of places to go, things to see, food to eat, and experiences to cherish.

2010 Time and a Place Conference - June 13-18

The Institute of Island Studies, UPEI's Environmental Studies department, and NiCHe are joining together to host the 2010 Time and a Place: "Environmental Histories, Environmental Futures, & Prince Edward Island" Conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The conference will be held from June 13th to June 18th

From the conference website:

LMMI's foray into social media: Facebook and Twitter!

Hi everyone,

The L.M. Montgomery Institute is gettin' jiggy with social media (is that what the kids are saying these days?) - check out our freshly minted Twitter and Facebook pages.

Follow us on Twitter for updates on the 2010 Conference and feel free to post pictures, links, or whatever else to our Facebook page.

Take care!


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