Exciting News from the LMMI: New Chair Announced, Book Launches and More
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 13:43
On Thursday the 27th of July, the LMMI held an event at the Robertson Library as part of the UPEI Reunion Weekend. There were two exciting announcements, as well as a celebration of the new initiatives and publications dedicated to the life of L.M. Montgomery.
Book Launches, Special Guests, and a Virtual 3D Tour this Thursday, July 27th
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 17:48
This Thursday, the 27th of July, the University of Prince Edward Island will be celebrating a Reunion Weekend, which will include a special presentation from the LMMI about one of the college's prestigious alumna, L.M. Montgomery.
Guest Post: Carolyn Strom Collins on the Creation of After Many Years
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:45
This past Spring, a new collection of short stories complied by Carolyn Strom Collins and the late Christy Woster was published by Nimbus Press. The LMMI has this exclusive look at how the collection came to be. Welcome, Carolyn!
The LMMI sends its condolences to the family of Roderick J. Macdonald, who passed away over the weekend. Roderick was the son of Ruth and Stuart Macdonald and L.M. Montgomery's grandson. The funeral details are below:
The 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 2002, he and his sister Catherine donated 18 books that belonged to their father, Chester Cameron Macdonald, which is now part of the Macdonald Collection.
LMMI Interviews: Andrea McKenzie interviews author Melanie Fishbane
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 08:57
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.
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.
LMMI Presents: Community Lectures on L.M. Montgomery
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:03
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.