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Douglas Gibson
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:13

Douglas Gibson is Canada’s most famous living book publisher and editor. 

Dr. Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:07

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and the PEI Woodlot Owners Association (PEIWOA) will host a public talk on sustainable forestry practices to deepen our understanding of how climate change can affect forestry management.

“Crossing Troubled Waters” is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:58

A new book from Island Studies Press will examine and compare the stories of abortion access in Prince Edward Island and Ireland. 

Dr. Joseph Glass
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:51

The next presentation in the Island Studies Lecture series features Dr. Joseph Glass speaking on the life and times of Dr. Leo Frank.

Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome
Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 14:45

Congratulations to Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for October 29 to November 4.

L-R: Christina Murray, Barb Neis, and Nora Spinks. Photo: Bojan Furst
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:15

Dr. Christina Murray, Associate Professor of Nursing with UPEI’s Faculty of Nursing and Dr. Barb Neis, Project Director for the On the Move Partnership were recently awarded the 2018 Mirabelli-Glossop Award for Distinguished Contribution by The Vanier Institute of the Family.

Nora Spinks, CEO of The Vanier Institute, congratulated Drs. Murray and Neis, lauding both women for their work as leaders, scholars and collaborators.

 

Flax Americana is published by McGill Queen’s University Press
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:55

A new book by Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, an associate professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in the Faculty of Arts at UPEI, examines the story of flax, a plant that went in a few decades from a specialty crop to one of the most commercially important farming products in a rapidly industrializing North America. 

eklektikos is led by Dale Sorensen
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:48

Sponsored by the Swedish Embassy in Ottawa and Föreningen Svenska Tonsättare, Sounds of Sweden will be a celebration of Swedish classical music, marking the 100th anniversary of the Swedish Society of Composers. 

The Cove Journal is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:37

South Shore resident JoDee Samuelson will launch her new book The Cove Journal on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 pm in Beaconsfield Carriage House. Samuelson will be joined by fiddler Roy Johnstone, accompanied by Margie Carmichael on guitar.

Dr. Mark McGowan
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:29

The next Theology on Tap will commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. 

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