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UTP and TIFF visit The Far Shore

The event, held at Jackman Hall at the AGO, featured an introduction from Johanne Sloan, the author, and Georgiana Uhlyarik, Assistant Curator, Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Ontario. Uhlyarik opened the evening with a talk about Joyce Wieland, the artist, and Tom Thomson; his art and influence on Canada. Sloan then gave a short introduction to the film, and invited attendees to stay for a discussion following the screening.

Anne of the World

This past week the L.M. Montgomery Institute at UPEI hosted the 2010 International L.M. Montgomery Conference in Charlottetown. The topic of this year’s conference was Anne and Nature.

Author Copy with Bradley Buchanan

My first published academic book had been commissioned by an editor of a British series, and once I’d finished that project, I wasn’t sure I ever wanted to write another scholarly book. Not that this first experience had been a bad one, but I wasn’t at a school that demanded a second book for tenure, and I felt I had my hands full with a young daughter, a 4/4 teaching load, and an incurable penchant for writing poetry.

Team Excerpt!

With the ongoing 2010 FIFA World Cup, we find ourselves (good-naturedly) pitting country against country in soccer matches in South Africa, and cheering matches in offices and eating establishments everywhere.

Recent Award Winners at UTP

Now that Congress has concluded, and it seems as if award season has begun with a bang, I’d like to take the time to congratulate a few authors who have recently won awards.