Lucy Maud Montgomery Institute hosts conference to celebrate
The Lucy Maud Montgomery Institute (LMMI) at the University of Prince Edward Island is hosting its 13th biennial international and interdisciplinary four-day conference June 21 to 24.
L. M. Montgomery and Reading will provide a forum to explore the idea and the role of reading as it applies to Montgomery, and opportunities to reflect upon and reread the state of Montgomery studies and share insight about the past, present, and future of its work.
Says Dr. Philip Smith, LMMI committee chair. “We have a rich network of local, national, and international Montgomery scholars and enthusiasts. The conference welcomes both academics and community members, and anyone with an interest in Montgomery is encouraged to register.”
Keynote speaker Elizabeth Epperly, BA, MA, Ph.D., LL.D., was fourth president of the University of Prince Edward Island, professor emerita of English and founder of the L.M. Montgomery Institute at UPEI. Epperly’s most recent work is a children’s book, Summer in the Land of Anne.
Keynote speaker Margaret Mackey is professor emerita in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta.
Catherine Sheldrick Ross is professor emerita and former dean of the Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) at Western.
Keynote speaker Emily Woster is the current visiting scholar for the L.M. Montgomery Institute and an assistant professor in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
To find full details, including instructions on how to register for the 13th biennial Lucy Maud Montgomery Conference please visit lmmontgomery.ca.