Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Celebrating Poetry Month: Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers in conversation with Richard Lemm

APRIL 27, 2021 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (UTC-3)

Join us for an evening of poetry on Tuesday, April 27, from 7-8pm ADT, when Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers will read from their new books, My Island’s the house I sleep in at night (Island Studies Press, 2021) and If, When (Gaspereau Press, 2021), in a conversation hosted by Richard Lemm.


RETURN TO EVENTS PAGE


TWITTER · Facebook · Instagram · YouTube · NEWSLETTER


© 2021 Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island. All rights reserved.

Recent Posts

[New Publication] “Islandness: A COVID-19 Superpower?”

April 15, 2021—

MAIS student and IIS Interim Coordinator Marlene Chapman’s opinion piece, “Islandness: A COVID-19 superpower?”, was recently published in The Guardian. In this article, Marlene discusses the characteristics of islandness and how they have contributed to community resilience on Prince Edward Island – and in Atlantic Canada more broadly – in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Read the article on the SaltWire website

If you do not have a SaltWire subscription, you can access the article via the IIS Publications Library.


RESEARCH | PUBLICATIONS


  1. NEWS: “Institute of Island Studies: Contributing to Public Policy on PEI” Comments Off on NEWS: “Institute of Island Studies: Contributing to Public Policy on PEI”
  2. NEWS: Island Lecture Series – April 2021 – Celebrating Poetry Month with Laurie Brinklow, Bren Simmers, and Richard Lemm Comments Off on NEWS: Island Lecture Series – April 2021 – Celebrating Poetry Month with Laurie Brinklow, Bren Simmers, and Richard Lemm
  3. NEWS: Latest reports from the COVID-19 Island Insights Series: Lesvos and Croatia Comments Off on NEWS: Latest reports from the COVID-19 Island Insights Series: Lesvos and Croatia
  4. NEWS: “Who’s your mother? Bringing Women’s work to the fore on Prince Edward Island” – Panel presentations at the 5th International St. Magnus Conference, April 2021 Comments Off on NEWS: “Who’s your mother? Bringing Women’s work to the fore on Prince Edward Island” – Panel presentations at the 5th International St. Magnus Conference, April 2021
  5. [Press Release] COVID-19 Island Insights for Prince Edward Island now available Comments Off on [Press Release] COVID-19 Island Insights for Prince Edward Island now available
  6. MAIS News: Student Awards Comments Off on MAIS News: Student Awards
  7. COVID-19 ISLAND INSIGHTS SERIES: Iceland, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Prince Edward Island Comments Off on COVID-19 ISLAND INSIGHTS SERIES: Iceland, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Prince Edward Island
  8. Island Lecture Series – March Event Comments Off on Island Lecture Series – March Event
  9. [Press Release] What Newfoundland and Labrador can learn from Iceland’s financial crisis Comments Off on [Press Release] What Newfoundland and Labrador can learn from Iceland’s financial crisis