Number: Mss Sc 66
Title: Pamela Banting fonds.
Extent: 0.01 m of textual records.
Biographical sketch: Pamela Banting was born in
Birch River, Manitoba in 1954. She obtained a B.A. and Cert. Ed.
from the University of Manitoba in 1976 and 1977 respectively. She
then taught secondary school in Gimli, Manitoba for two years before
obtaining a M.A. from the University of Manitoba in 1986. While
at the University of Manitoba, she organized the Dorothy Livesay
archives and co-wrote the finding aid, The Dorothy Livesay Papers.
She received a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1990. Pamela
Banting taught English at the University of Western Ontario from
1990 to 1994. She then became an Adjunct Professor at the University
of Alberta until 1999. She became a Sessional Lecturer at the University
of Calgary in 1996, where she was teaching English literature and
cultural studies. In 2007 she was Assistant Professor in the University
of Calgary's Department of English. She has published two poetry
chapbooks, an anthology of contemporary western-Canadian writing,
a book of literary theory, and numerous journal and magazine articles.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections on November 20, 1985,
by Pamela Banting.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of Pamela
Banting's commentary, "The Daughter's Seduction" with excerpts from
correspondence between Dorothy Livesay and her father, John Frederick
Bligh Livesay. This was a Discovery Hour Series lecture given by
Pamela Banting in 1985. Discovery Hour Series was a program run
by University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections from
1982 to 1994.
Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.