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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


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. 


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


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:

Call for Papers: L.M. Montgomery and Gender (collection of essays)



CFP: L.M. Montgomery and Gender (collection of essays)

Deadline: 15 August 2016

Day Four: L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference


Again, we travel back in time to revisit the final day of the L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference. 

L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference: Day Three

While the conference may be over, we can still relive the special moments. Today, Rachel McMillan guest blogs about the third day of the L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference.

Day Three, by Rachel McMillan

L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference: Day Two

Caroline Jones provides highlights from Day Two of the L.M. Montgomery and Gender Conference

Day Two, by Caroline E. Jones


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