In thematically linked presentations, two keynote speakers Elizabeth R. Epperly and Eri Muraoka contend that learning demands revision, for artists themselves and for those who study them and their work. Click here for more.
50 Years, 50 Voices
Click here to see a collection of video vignettes produced by Robertson Library staff, highlighting individual experiences (including Dr. Epperly’s) and memories of UPEI.
Matt Rainnie of CBC Radio Mainstreet, Charlottetown, interviewed me as the first student to register at the newly created University of Prince Edward Island. Here it is:
In the PEI Buzz : https://buzzpei.com/imagining-anne/
It was a wonderful moment at the 13th biennial conference banquet when Jennie Macneill received an LMMI Legacy Award for the work she and the late John Macneill have done in creating, developing, and maintaining the Site of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish Home. Their son David Macneill now runs the Site (where a Project Bookmark was unveiled on June 24th).
From left to right: Dr. Philip Smith, the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Jennie Macneill (recipient of an LMMI Legacy Award), and me.
I was thrilled when the L.M. Institute committee, in celebrating its 25th anniversary and unbeknownst to me, decided to name one of its new awards in my honour! This photograph, by Anne Victoria Photography, shows the adjudicating committee and first recipient for the first-ever ” Dr. Elizabeth R. Epperly Award for Outstanding Early Career Paper.”
From left to right: Dr. Emily Woster, conference co-chair and Visiting Scholar of the LMMI; the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of PEI; myself; Dr. Laura Robinson, conference co-chair and past LMMI Visiting Scholar; Bonnie Tulloch, University of British Columbia, first award recipient; Dr. Kate Scarth, UPEI Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies, Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture.
Three long-time Montgomery scholars and authors celebrate books and reading at the 13th biennial international L.M. Montgomery Institute conference at UPEI in Charlottetown, PEI, on June 22, 2018: Drs. Elizabeth Waterston, Mary Rubio, and Elizabeth Epperly. The theme of the conference was “L.M. Montgomery and Reading.” Elizabeth Waterston was signing copies of her recent book Readying Rilla and Betsy was signing copies of Power Notes: Leadership by Analogy and the children’s book illustrated by her sister (Carolyn Epperly) Summer in the Land of Anne.
My sister and I have an illustrated story book (sixteen original paintings!) coming out with Acorn Press on Prince Edward Island! The story is about two sisters in Virginia who travel to PEI after their mother reads them Anne of Green Gables. Exploring the Land of Anne, six-year-old Elspeth and eleven-year-old Willa discover something new and powerful about reading and imagining.
Please join us for our book launch!
Betsy pictured at the book signing during UPEI Reunion Weekend.